Monticello: Jefferson’s Heaven On Earth


If the francophile and former president couldn’t retire in France, he would simply bring the French countryside to him. With many French influences, Jefferson’s Monticello plantation was an ideal place to bask in Virginia’s warm afternoons.

Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox is the Managing Editor of All That Is Interesting. She holds a Master's Degree in International Relations, and works as a reporter/producer for DNAinfo, as well as a graduate researcher at The New School.
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