Exploring Thomas Jefferson's Heirloom Seedback and Gardens



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TJ's whereabouts in 1787

Adding to Ms. Weade's comment. Indeed, Thomas Jefferson was serving as America's Minister to France, 1784-1789, so he was otherwise engaged at the time of the Constitutional Convention, which met May-September 1787. While Eric Wallace did a fine job in describing the fascinating Jefferson heirloom seeds bank, he also sowed some significantly inaccurate historical information.

Dennis Atwood 190 days ago

Jefferson's Seed Bank

Great article, except for one thing. Jefferson was the author of the Declaration of Independence, not the father of the Constitution. That would be another Virginian, James Madison.

Marjorie Weade 218 days ago