Three Friends: Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe

Dive into history as you explore the legacies of three early American presidents, discovering historic architecture, period music, stunning artwork and a living-history presentation.
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Program No. 9113RJ
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Highly recommend it. Great value for the cost

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Though a short trip it was packed with info about the lives and times of "the 3 friends" our leader Christi was great as were all the speakers and bus attendants The hotel was too far to walk to anything and the food service was my only disappointment. With the thriving town of Charlottesville a short drive away it would have been nice to have a dinner meeting there. BC

Mary Ann

This program, although short, was jam packed with interesting lectures and presentations as well as wonderful visits to the ‘Three Friends Homes’. Our guide/coordinator Marina was friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. Great trip!


We have attended this program twice and highly recommend it to any likewise interested people. Only a few programs have we repeated but this is a must for us


Very informative lectures. Great hotel.


I have traveled all over the world and love traveling. This class opened up a whole new world of information about the early days of our country. I feel like my brain was stretched, happily so, and have a much better picture of the early days. It was exciting, informative, and thrilling. I am still thinking about this trip and can't wait to read more books about it.


One of the best programs I have attended. It is a brief, but thorough, look into early American history through these three presidents.


I am an avid reader of American historical biography. However, I learned more new information during this trip than I ever expected. I was also delighted to see the meticulous restoration work that has taken place. This was my first experience with detailed African/American experience information to better help me understand the challenges we as Americans face in the future providing accommodation for all races regardless of skin color or religious beliefs. This was a true challenging and learning experience.

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