Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Jefferson’
April 24, 2014
By Bill Sullivan
“A commitment to religious freedom is one of the most important achievements of the founding era precisely because it could be dangerous,” said James Sidbury, Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Professor of Humanities at Rice University, in a talk at the Dewitt Wallace Museum. But dangerous to whom? Sidbury was a featured speaker during …
October 9, 2013
It is now, in the last warm days of autumn, that the butter beans reach their perfection. There are actually two forms of this bean. The larger variety is known as the Lima as its first description came from that Peruvian city. The smaller, sweeter …
July 6, 2012
The compelling story of two celebrated founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, and one astute first lady, Abigail Adams, returns for encore performances. “Jefferson & Adams” will be presented at Colonial Williamsburg’s Kimball Theatre 7:30 p.m. July 5-7.
The live stage production features the original all-star cast of Colonial Williamsburg’s renowned character historian Bill …
July 2, 2012
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April 13, 2012
April 13th marks the 269th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth. Honor the man whose philosophies became a touchstone for modern democracy — ponder and debate his ideas alongside those of the contemporary age.