S: Virginia Trip - October 2011
FC: VIRGINIA 2011
1: At the Kansas City Airport getting ready to take off!
2: Breakfast at Anthony's in Roanoke, VA and then on to see Chelsea and VTU!
4: The Campus of Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA
5: Founded in 1872 as an agricultural and mechanical land-grant college, Virginia Tech is a research university with the largest full-time student population in Virginia and one of the few public universities in the United States that maintains a corps of cadets.
6: Virginia Tech Shooting Memorial | The We Remember website provides information about the 32 students and faculty members who were tragically taken from their loved ones and our community on April 16, 2007. They ranged in age from 18 to 76 and represented a variety of academic areas, faith and ethnic groups.
8: Smithfield Plantation House on the campus of VTU.
10: Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
11: The Gardens
12: Details of Monticello
13: "...all my wishes end where I hope my days will end, at Monticello." Thomas Jefferson
15: Circular windows in the dome room. | There are a total of forty-three rooms in the entire structure: thirty-three in the house itself (cellar, twelve; first floor, eleven; second floor, six; third floor, four); four in the pavilions; and six under the South Terrace. The stable and carriage bays under the North Terrace are not included in these totals. The first design of Monticello had fourteen rooms total (cellar, six; first floor, five; second floor, three).
16: The ceiling of the dome room.
17: Outside grounds of Monticello
18: Max and Cooper with Thomas Jefferson
19: On to the University of Virginia
20: The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.
21: The University of Virginia is a public research university located in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. Conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819. | The non-denominational chapel near the Rotunda of the university was established in 1890, beyond the original scope of Jefferson's plans.
23: The Rotunda on the UV campus