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“Second Decade” Podcast, Episode 6 examines the retirement of Thomas Jefferson.

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.

By |2016-12-09T20:30:06-07:00December 9th, 2016|Podcasts|0 Comments

Earth: Villa Diodati, Switzerland, where a horror (and environmental) legend was born.

This house on the shores of Lake Geneva is the birthplace of a whole generation of horror stories.

By |2015-02-26T11:35:50-07:00February 26th, 2015|Earth, Haunted Places, Horror|0 Comments

The Sage of Monticello looks skyward: Thomas Jefferson’s weather book.

After he returned from Washington, Thomas Jefferson chronicled the environmental history of his plantation in a special book, which very few historians have ever seen.