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Thomas Jefferson’s birth and childhood at Shadwell, Virginia.
Listen as we travel to Shadwell and chart Jefferson’s childhood and upbringing, and the odd path his birthsite has taken since it burned to the ground.
Monticello’s page on the Shadwell site.
Thomas Jefferson’s other boyhood home, Tuckahoe Plantation.
Thomas Jefferson Birthplace: 2450 Richmond Road, Charlottesville, Virginia.
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