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Saving Monticello

the Levy family"s epic quest to rescue the house that Jefferson built

by Marc Leepson

  • 30 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • Albemarle County.,
  • Albemarle County,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Homes and haunts -- Virginia -- Albemarle County,
    • Levy, Uriah Phillips, 1792-1862,
    • Levy family,
    • Monticello (Va.) -- History,
    • Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- Virginia -- Albemarle County,
    • Historic buildings -- Virginia -- Albemarle County -- Design and construction,
    • Historic preservation -- United States -- Case studies,
    • Antisemitism -- United States -- Case studies

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-292) and index.

      StatementMarc Leepson.
      GenreCase studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE332.74 .L44 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination303 p. :
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3946777M
      ISBN 10074320106X
      LC Control Number2001033195

      Tuesday, February 7, p.m. talk on Saving Monticello and book signing for the Woman’s Club of McLean in northern Virginia If you’d like to arrange an event for Saving Monticello —or for any of my other books, including What So Proudly We Hailed, Lafayette: Idealist General, and the Barry Sadler bio (starting in May)—please email Author: Marc Leepson. Saving Monticello The Levy Family's Epic Quest to Rescue the House That Jefferson Built (Book): Leepson, Marc.

        The Mosby Heritage Area Association presents “Saving Monticello” a virtual talk by journalist, historian and author Marc Leepson on Sunday, May 3 5 min ago. Those interested in Monticello's post history may want to consi der joining a Zoom talk I'll be doing tomorrow, May 3, , on my book "Saving Monticello," at p.m. Eastern time--a fund-raising benefit for the nonprofit historic preservation group, the Mosby Heritage Area Association here in the Northern Virginia Piedmont. The talk features a PowerPoint with rare 19th century /5(K).

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