If you’re a US history buff, you possibly know that the Monticello Estate, located in Virginia, used to be owned by Thomas Jefferson. Today, it’s known as a national landmark that tourists and locals both enjoy visiting. There are tons sights to be seen here. However, many visitors are aware of the secret that has been recently discovered on the property. Thanks to the numerous historians who put a tremendous amount of work towards these discoveries, we’re armed with new information about the third President of the US. Are you ready to learn more about one of the Founding Fathers?
A Presidential Property
Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States. Before he moved into the White House, he first had a home on the Monticello Plantation located in Virginia. The construction of this Charlottesville plantation began in 1768 and is now considered a national landmark.
The name of this plantation is Italian for ‘Little Mountain’ and the main house of this historical estate appears on the back of the nickel. Even though it was constructed a couple of centuries ago, recent discoveries have been made revealing the estate’s unknown history.