Season 1, Episode 3-Thomas Jefferson and Shadwell

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Season 1, Episode 3: Thomas Jefferson and Shadwell

Founding Father and an exciting adventure tracking down as his birthplace! Listen as we travel to Shadwell and chart Jefferson’s childhood and upbringing, the odd path his birthsite has taken since it burned to the ground, his education and family, and more!

The Shadwell site from Monticello’s official page.

Peter Jefferson’s Shadwell from Virginia Center for Digital History.

Thomas Jefferson’s other boyhood home, Tuckahoe Plantation.

Make sure to listen to Thomas Jefferson’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 2, “Thomas Jefferson and Monticello”!

From My May 2017 Visit!

From My July 2021 Visit!

Thomas Jefferson portrait by Gilbert Stuart.

Thomas Jefferson Birthplace: 2450 Richmond Road, Charlottesville, Virginia.

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