What was Thomas Jefferson Like in Person
Descriptions of Jefferson’s physical appearance and demeanorContemporaries of Thomas Jefferson described him in many ways and even provided colorful anecdotes that give a deeper sense of Jefferson as kind and engaging with everyone without exception. William Wirt, who...
Thomas Jefferson the Sought-After Dinner Host, Generous to a Fault
It was said at the time there was no more generous and intriguing dinner host than Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson’s home in Virginia became a pilgrimage not only for intrigued countrymen but Presidents as well.
Thomas Jefferson the Outdoorsman, Horseman and Pet Owner
Many are familiar with the notion of President Thomas Jefferson as a farmer, but few are aware that he was an outdoorsman, a skilled horseman, hunter, and pet owner of dogs and birds.