Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence, and although he owned slaves, he called slavery “an abominable crime.”Because the houses on Mulberry Row were made of wood, little physical evidence remains of what once included more than 20 buildings. About 130 to 140 slaves worked at Monticello in any given year, including those who worked on Mulberry Row, which grew from five buildings in 1770 to as many as 23 buildings in 1790. Jefferson kept meticulous farm books and lists of his human property, including names of the slaves and what jobs they performed.The Mulberry Row exhibit will feature digital renderings and animations to help visitors better understand plantation life, including smartphone applications that will show what missing buildings looked like, Stein said.Curators are also building mini exhibits at key Mulberry Row sites, including one on the plantation’s nail making business that includes related artifacts from that period.
After commiserating with a few other parents, last year we took our son to see a therapist. She told us he might have something called sensory processing disorder. There’s a lot of disagreement over how to define SPD, but basically some children are extremely sensitive to stimuli including noises, tastes, certain feelings on their skin or even all the above.
Petersburg. On Thursday Dr. David Kohl will present a lecture on keeping your heart strong at the hospital, 1200 Seventh Ave. FBI Assistant Director in Charge Venizelos stated, “As alleged, ‘Ndrangheta’s clan members conspired with members of the Gambino organized crime family in New York in an attempt to infiltrate our area with their illegal activities. Under the auspices of legitimate shipping businesses, the two criminal groups worked together to establish a plan of moving cocaine and heroin between the United States and Italy. Little did they know, there was an ongoing collaboration between the FBI and the Italian National Police to investigate and identify their scheme.
The perfect city would be small with lots of green spaces, parks, bike paths, quiet little homes or condos tucked neatly around a lively shopping district with cafes, galleries, cool hip shops and a tons of cultural events, with 4 mild seasons, reasonable prices, low taxes and moderately priced homes. If it did I wouldn’t tell you where it was. I would swear it to secrecy and hope the whiners don’t show up..
‘August Evening’ is smokin’ Chris Eska’s August Evening is red hot, snaring a distribution deal and scoring the Target Filmmaker Award for Best Narrative Feature at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The $50,000 prize is the largest award of its kind in the nation. Also, the jury gave the award for Outstanding Perfomance in the Narrative Competition to the ensemble of mostly first time actors.