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Jefferson's Virginia Tour 2013
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EACH DAY you will visit sites of importance to Mr. Jefferson.
The nation's leading Jefferson Scholar Clay S. Jenkinson will be with
for the duration of the week to answer any of your questions regarding the
time and life of
EACH EVENING enjoy fine wine and dining while
Clay S. Jenkinson's thought provoking monologues will encourage enjoyable
ONE EVENING you will dine with The Third
President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, at
the elegant Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. This is a very special event planned just for you, with special entertainment, pleasurable dining and
a chance to visit with Mr. Jefferson.
Jefferson's Virginia Tour 2013
with humanities scholar Clay
Please check below for Jefferson's Virginia Tour 2013 itinerary:
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Day 1 SUNDAY
Welcome to Washington
DC! This evening gather for a welcome reception and introductions
hosted by your tour host and scholar Clay S. Jenkinson. Washington DC
Day 2 MONDAY
Your odyssey begins with a
guided tour by coach of the sites of Washington DC. Stepping off to peruse
The Library of Congress gets you close to Thomas Jefferson’s rare, rare book
collection. Over 130 million items, including Jefferson's hand written
Declaration of Independence, are found at the Library of Congress.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Jefferson Building, the original LOC,
whose core was born from Jefferson's personal library. Treasures found
are still arranged into Francis Bacon and Thomas Jefferson's three faculties
of the mind: Memory (History), Reason (Philosophy) and Imagination (Fine
Arts). Your tour ends with thought-provoking discussion with scholar Clay S.
Jenkinson. Get your palates ready for lunch at Founding Farmers where
you will be
"Farm-to-Table American-inspired true food and drink".
Enjoy the afternoon to explore several of the
many museums located in your nation's capitol. This evening along the
waterfront of the Potomac River brings you to the Agraria restaurant
for dinner- another "from our fields to your table" organic, eco-friendly
restaurant conceived and lead by the North Dakota Farmers Union. A
perfect setting to learn about another North Dakota inspiration Lewis Clark
Fort Mandan. In sheer Jefferson fashion your first evening will close
meeting with fine wine and great discussion.
Washington DC Meals: BLD
Day 3 TUESDAY October 01
On to Richmond, the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Thomas Jefferson penned the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom here and
also designed the Virginia Capitol Building. After lunch brings you to the
capitol for a tour. But first enjoy a visit to Tuckahoe Plantation,
young Thomas’ home, and your first narrative by Jefferson scholar Clay S.
“Th-Jefferson’s Younger Years”.
This evening enjoy dining with the Third President of the United States
at the elegant Jefferson Hotel in downtown Richmond.
Richmond, Virginia Meals: BLD
Day 4 WEDNESDAY October 02
A big day for
Jefferson fans as you arrive at Thomas Jefferson’s beloved Monticello.
Situated atop the “Little Mountain” where he played as a boy, you
will find the heart of Jefferson. Three distinct tours have been prepared
for your arrival: “The Gardens and Orchards”, restored to their
appearance during Jefferson’s lifetime; “The Plantation Community”,
home to a vital community of workers both black and white, and the 5,000
acre plantation; “The House”, Jefferson called his home his “essay
in architecture” combining his love of classical architecture with his
drive for inventions. Today it is the only United States house honored on
the United Nations’ World Heritage List of International Treasures. Next you
will visit the home of one of Jefferson’s closest friends, President James
Monroe, at Ash Lawn-Highland. This evening after a fine meal
and wine tasting enjoy Clay Jenkinson as he speaks on "Jefferson and
Charlottesville, Virginia Meals: BLD
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TOUR PRICE & INFORMATION:
Sept 29 - Oct 06, 2013 all inclusive tour
(price includes all taxes and items below)
Early Bird Savings An opportunity to save
$100 pp if you
reserve your space before February 14, 2013
Tour begins and ends in Washington DC. Your tour package
includes a professional tour director, a week of historical interpretation by nationally acclaimed Jefferson scholar Clay S.
Jenkinson, an evening with Thomas Jefferson, local interpreters and presentations, entertainment, all
activities, lodging, transportation
and museum fees, all meals (except
lunch on Day 4), journals, gifts, all hotel baggage handling,
state and local taxes, and hotel and restaurant gratuities. Airfare not included.
A $400 non-refundable deposit will secure your reservation. Please
read our Terms and Conditions
Price is per person is
based on double occupancy. Traveling SINGLE? No problem.
We can easily match you with a roommate. Please inquire
about our single supplemental
fee if you would prefer a room of your own.
Thank you for your interest in our Odyssey Tours. We hope to see you
We hope you can join us!
For more information or a brochure contact:
with humanities scholar
Clay S. Jenkinson
208-791-8721 ~ Fax 208-746-0625 email