French president to tour Monticello with President Obama

Posted at 6:50 PM, Feb 04, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-04 18:57:58-05

President Hollande of France will tour Monticello with President Barack Obama on Monday, February 10, as part of a state visit.

The official White House release states that the Monticello residentce reflects Thomas Jefferson’s affection for the people of France, the long-standing relations between our two democracies, and the shared values we hold dear: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Jefferson was one of the United States’ earliest envoys to France.