In 1793, James Monroe built this home and farm adjacent to Monticello, his friend Thomas Jefferson's estate. After his ... More
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In 1793, James Monroe built this home and farm adjacent to Monticello, his friend Thomas Jefferson's estate. After his eight years as the fifth president, he returned but was deeply in debt and was forced to sell. Monroe's alma mater, the College of William and Mary, now operates the farm. Visitors can see the vegetable and herb gardens, colonial craft demonstrations and rooms of the house displaying original belongings of the family. Charlottesville is about an hour from Richmond via I-64 west. Admission: $8 Adults; $7.50 Seniors; $5 Children 6-11. A combination ticket including Monticello and Michie Tavern is available.
Thomas Jefferson (17431826), author of the American Declaration of Independence and third president of the United States, was also a
talented architect of neoclassical buildings. He designed Monticello (17691809), his plantation home, and his ideal 'academical village' (181726), which ...
Elegant English Tudor offering contemporary furnishings Close to Univ of VA. Amenities:Television (Cable/Satellite). Telephone. Kitchen/Kitchenette. Daily Maid Service. In Room
Wireless Internet Access (Free). Telephone with Voicemail. Coffee Maker. Private bathroom. Air Conditioning (In Room). Non Smoking Rooms. ...