Monticello's New Exhibits
One of the many nice things about doing this blog is getting offers to read books, visit places, etc. While I didn't make it to Monticello for their new exhibits, one of the the people in my department, Tim Busch, did. (and here is an article from the 4/4 Wash Post) Here is his blog entry.
I had the privilege of attending Monticello's recently unveiled new, multi-million dollar Visitor's Center- the Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center and Smith Education Center- in Charlottesville, VA. Just as George Washington's estate at Mount Vernon had done a couple years ago, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello has added an extensive, informative and interactive visitor center to the visitor's experience. With the addition of these new facilities, visitors have the opportunity to really experience Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in an exciting and innovative way. As an educator, I found the new center to be full of excellent potential for school groups of all ages. More