Merging archaeology, material culture, and social history, historian Susan Kern reveals the fascinating story of Shadwell, the birthplace of Thomas Jefferson and home to his parents, Jane and Peter Jefferson, their eight children, and over sixty slaves. Located in present-day Albemarle County, Virginia, Shadwell was at the time considered "the frontier." However, Kern demonstrates that Shadwell was no crude log cabin; it was, in fact, a well-appointed gentry house full of fashionable goods, located at the center of a ...

The Jeffersons at Shadwell 2012, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300187434

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The Jeffersons at Shadwell 2010, Yale University Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780300153903