J. L. BELL is a Massachusetts writer who specializes in (among other things) the start of the American Revolution in and around Boston. He is particularly interested in the experiences of children in 1765-75. He has published scholarly papers and popular articles for both children and adults. He was consultant for an episode of History Detectives, and contributed to a display at Minute Man National Historic Park.

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Mr. Jefferson Is Not at Home Today

As per Publick Occurrences 2.0, check out New York Times artist Maira Kalman’s visual record of a visit to Monticello.
Of course, what I’d really like to learn is the name of the handsome, part-Jefferson-designed house where Kalman stayed.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I am lucky to live in Albemarle County, home of Mr. Jefferson. I graduated from his University and still work at the University. His presence is very viable in this area as I am sure it is felt all over the globe.

Ms. Kalman did a wonderful job of relaying tidibts of a fascinating complexed individual to those that might not be as familiar with the man as we are in Charlottesville.
Thank you for including the Levy Family, they have been ignored for years.

Come visit Charlottesville. You will leave a changed person; hopefully for the better.
Patricia - Ivy, Va.