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Levy family and Monticello, 1834-1923

saving Thomas Jefferson"s house

by Melvin I. Urofsky

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Published by Thomas Jefferson Foundation in [Charlottesville, VA] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • Albemarle County.,
  • Albemarle County,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Homes and haunts -- Virginia -- Albemarle County,
    • Levy, Uriah Phillips, 1792-1862,
    • Levy family,
    • Monticello (Va.) -- History,
    • Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Inc. -- History,
    • Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- Virginia -- Albemarle County,
    • Historic buildings -- Virginia -- Albemarle County -- Design and construction,
    • Neoclassicism (Architecture) -- Virginia -- Albemarle County,
    • Historic preservation -- United States -- Case studies,
    • Antisemitism -- United States -- Case studies

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-250) and index.

      Statementby Melvin I. Urofsky.
      GenreCase studies.
      SeriesMonticello monograph series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE332.74 .U76 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3945477M
      ISBN 101882886151, 188288616X
      LC Control Number2001029645

      Saving Monticello: The Levy Family’s Epic Quest to Rescue the House That Jefferson Built (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, ) 55–59, Melvin I. Urofsky, The Levy Family and Monticello, – Saving Thomas Jefferson’s House (Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc., . The Levy Family and Monticello, Saving Thomas Jefferson’s House (), by Melvin I. Urofsky. A Genesis of Religious Freedom: The Story of the Jews of Newport, RI and Touro Synagogue (), by Melvin Urofsky; David M. Kleiman, contributing editor.

      Congregation Shearith Israel member Guy Reiss places a stone on the grave site of Rachel Phillips Levy before a private service to commemorate the Levy family's contributions to Monticello's. In , Uriah Phillips Levy, a Jewish naval officer who admired Jefferson and his support of religious toleration, purchased the house. With an exception during and after the American Civil War (–), the Levy family owned Monticello for eighty-nine years. The Levys made significant repairs to the house, repurchased furnishings and.

      Joel Wheeler was a caretaker of Monticello in the mid-nineteenth century. Before coming to Monticello, he was Benjamin Franklin Randolph's farm manager at Carter's bridge (Round Top) farm.. When Uriah Phillips Levy took possession of Monticello in , Thomas Jefferson's estate was in less-than-pristine condition. Levy hired Wheeler, a local resident, to direct needed repairs and renovations. Great deals on Books Thomas Jefferson Publication Year. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items! The Levy Family & Monticello Saving Thomas Jefferson's House. 5 out of 5 stars. 1 product rating 1 product ratings.


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Malcolm H. Stern, Genealogist at the American Jewish Archives, and delivered by Mr. Saul Viener at Monticello on June 7, The history of Monticello does not end with Jefferson's death. Jefferson Monroe Levy () was a successful three-term New York congressman, businessman, and lawyer who purchased Monticello at a public auction on Mafor $10, He owned and cared for the Monticello estate until it was purchased by the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation forty-four years later, in After the death of Uriah Phillips Levy inthe Civil War.

The Levy Family and Monticello, Saving Mr. Jefferson's House. Charlottesville: Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Available for purchase at Monticello Museum Shop. Look for more sources about Uriah Levy in the Thomas Jefferson Portal.

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Free shipping over $ Now two new books chronicle the role of the Levy family in unabashedly positive terms. The titles alone make their stance clear. Melvin Urofsky, a history professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, was commissioned by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation to write “The Levy Family and Monticello Saving Thomas Jefferson’s House.”.

Shop our extensive collection of books about Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s architectural masterpiece home in Virginia. Monticello has attracted public attention ever since Jefferson’s own day, when sightseers regularly visited the grounds.

Today the home is United Nation’s World Heritage Site visited by hundreds of thousands of people each year. The story continues through the seizure of the house by the Confederacy during the Civil War, a lengthy ownership dispute, a period of "desolation and ruin," the restoration efforts of Uriah s nephew Jefferson Monroe Levy, numerous attempts to have the federal government take over the property, and the sale to the newly formed Thomas.

A very detailed book about the Levy (pronounced Levee) family's occupation of Monticello. It shows how our young country was incapable of handling anything like a historically significant building in the years after Jefferson's death or of being able to take care of /5(29).Jefferson Monroe Levy (Ap – March 6, ) was a three-term U.S.

Congressman from New York, a leader of the New York Democratic Party, and a renowned real estate and stock speculator. In at the age of 27, he took control of Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home.

His late uncle Uriah P. Levy had purchased the property inseveral years after Jefferson's death.His beloved house, Monticello, proved harder to sell, and not until did the family find a buyer.

The new owner, in turn, sold the house and some surrounding property only four years later, and then Monticello would remain in the custody of the Levy family for nearly 90 years, a period longer than Jefferson himself had owned it.