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Jeffersonian-Era Chemistry Hearth Preserved in Rotunda Wall

There has been a very interesting historical and archaeological discovery recently at the University of Virginia: a fireplace hearth, used for chemistry classes, discovered behind a wall of the UVA rotunda! It seems to date from the era in which Thomas Jefferson originally founded the university. You’ll have to click twice through to get the full article, but thanks to First Night History for putting it on their blog.

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  1. Well, aren’t you a sweetheart! Thanks, Sean.

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