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Johnny Cash at Monticello, Arkansas, 1968

Johnny Cash talks with Winthrop Rockefeller at Monticello, Arkansas, October 1968. Behind Rockefeller is his wife, Jeannette, as well as the lieutenant governor, Maurice “Footsie” Britt. 11 more words

Vera | Newborn Photography | Monticello, IL

I was so excited when I was contacted for Vera’s newborn photos.  I took her sister’s newborn pictures a few years back and I just love watching families grow!!!!   17 more words


Humphrey Family | Family Photography | Monticello, IL

I love seeing this family each year for family photos (and a few times in between for mini sessions for Miss Ryan).  I was so excited when they invited me to some family land so we could take photos at a place that was special to them! 70 more words


Soper Family | Family Photography | Allerton Park | Monticello, IL

Loved meeting this sweet family!!!  We met at Allerton Park in Monticello and it was just the perfect evening!!! Usually 3 kids are quite the task for family pictures but these kiddos were AWESOME and so photogenic!!   9 more words


Jefferson's masterpiece

It was not the ideal, sunny crisp fall day I’d hoped for…with clouds hanging low, I knew the spectacular views from the little mountain would be minimal. 658 more words

19th Century

Day Two: Monticello and Fallsburg, New York

Well, so much for my plan to take off early this morning and head for points west. I got a little sidetracked. First, I needed to watch the installation of a beautiful new pedestrian bridge over Brickman Road in Fallsburg, New York. 295 more words


My God, what a pain!

Autumn leaves had blanketed the drooping grass around Martha’s former home overseen by the remnants of Monticello’s plantation.  Edgehill, the nearby farm Father had so desperately sought for her in 1790, had fallen to the auctioneers gavel a few years before her final goodbye on October 10, 1836.   207 more words