Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest

by Character Queen We went to Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest.  The house is shaped like an octagon and most of the rooms and the outhouse are, too.  The slaves emptied the outhouses every day. He used a cabin on the property as a getaway from the British when they attacked Monticello.   The house has lots of bedrooms.  … Continue reading Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest

George Bush (41) Presidential Library and Museum

Since hitting the road eight months ago, we have visited the homes of former presidents in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and across Virginia.  Today we visited our first Presidential Library.  We took our bags of school work expecting to work in the library and then visit the little museum area when we finished.  It turns out that … Continue reading George Bush (41) Presidential Library and Museum