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Joseph Neil Reed, Architect in Monticello, Jefferson County, Florida

Hidden along the quiet streets of small towns in south Georgia and north Florida are forgotten treasures—unique and beautiful houses and buildings designed by the south’s great architect, Joseph Neel Reid. 360 more words


Friday 5: This Week

Vacation is coming to an end. Boo! However, it has been fun. So much fun in fact, I forgot to blog the other day. Ah, well… 606 more words


Two National Conferences Coming Up on Interpreting Slavery at Historic Sites

If you’re interested in interpreting slavery, you’ll have a tough time choosing what to do this fall. At the same time that AASLH is holding its annual meeting in Detroit, Monticello and the Slave Dwelling Project are hosting outstanding national conferences. 254 more words

Historical Interpretation

Monticello, rural Enlightenment

Monticello, Virginia, is the residence that Thomas Jefferson built for himself and his family in the Piedmont countryside. He designed it using classical style architectural elements. 150 more words

Jefferson or Hyacinth Bean...

Plant and Stand Back!

Don’t have a green thumb? I think I have found the answer.

Early this summer, on a trip to Thomas Jefferson’s summer home, Poplar Forest, I picked up a package of seeds from the gift shop. 628 more words

Natural History

Only in our state

The headline on a Facebook news feed promotional post that caught my eye was “This Hidden Beach In Missouri Will Take You A Million Miles Away From It All.” The story was about an old rock quarry near Rolla, Mo., that had been developed into a water attraction, complete with a 60-foot slide, sandy beach and designated cliff-jumping areas. 804 more words

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Yanni's Gyro Express Cafe

Greek restaurant with a drive thru and sit down cafe.  They’ve recently opened an ice cream shop right next door.  Plenty of parking.