Meet Thomas Jefferson, the current Governor of Virginia as he returns to Philadelphia for a special visit. It’s August, 26th, 1779, three years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Join Thomas Jefferson as he remembers what led to him coming to Philadelphia in 1776, as he recalls the tribulations of the Second Continental Congress and the ideas that became the Declaration of Independence.
This is a 45 minute interactive show designed for middle aged to high school students along with grown-ups of all ages.
This event is free and open to the public. Seating begins at 12:30pm.
A Visit with Thomas Jefferson is brought to you by Historic Philadelphia, Inc. through a generous grant from the Heritage Tourism Initiative.