The Jeffersons at Shadwell

Author(s): 
Kern, Susan
ISBN: 
9780300187434
Date published: 
January 2013
Paperback
Price: 
£14.99

Merging archaeology, material culture, and social history, the author 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. She recreates in rich detail the daily lives of the Jeffersons at Shadwell.