The legacy of racism is everywhere in American history, from marble mansions to ordinary streetcorners. We must reckon with it.
In my video series, you can take a look at some of the beautiful places associated with our first five Presidents, including Mount Vernon, Peacefield and Monticello.
In this room, America was born--twice. Both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were adopted here.
On June 25, you can join me for an interactive online seminar on one of America's most enigmatic personalities. Only $25!
Jefferson spent at least $9,253.01 (in 1808 dollars) on wine while President. Adjusted for inflation, that's a pretty huge wine bill!
The latest podcast episode examines Jefferson's troubles during the 1810s, when he was not-so-happily retired to Monticello after leaving the White House.
The PastNow blog has a very interesting approach to history, presenting events and often first-person writings from dates exactly 200 years in the past. I [...]
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 [...]
My top 10 favorite articles of the year, Nos. 10, 9, 8 and 7.
Where the 3rd President went to get away from it all...and hide his scandalous half-black children from the public.