Friday, February 29, 2008

End of an Era

I just finished the most wonderful book:
Twilight at Monticello: The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson by Alan Pell Crawford.
At just 264 pages, it is a quick but moving read.
My favorite section is Chapter 38, "Is It the Fourth?" which details the final day of both Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, who both died on the 4th of July 1826, the 50th anniversary of America's founding. Two leaders of the Revolution were gone.

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