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John and Thomas were lifelong friends and foes, did Adams ever visit Monticello? Did Jefferson ever visit peacefield? Thank you Michael

Hi Keith,

The two men new each other well from years in the Continental Congress, when both were abroad in Europe together in diplomatic missions, and when the two served together in the Washington Administration.  But I don't think either ever visited the other at home.  In the many years after both retired from the Presidency, they corresponded regularly, but never visited one another.

- Mike  

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I can answer just about any question on early American History. My specialties are the American Revolution through the Civil War/Reconstruction. I also have greater expertise in matters relating to military, political or legal history.


I have lectured at George Washington University regarding the Civil War, as well as several elementary school Civil War demonstrations. I was also a member of a Civil War reenactment group for about 10 years.


J.D. University of Michigan B.A. George Washington University

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