National Geographic : 1945 Jul
( National Geographic Society Kodachrome byWillard R.Culver "Worth a Voyage Across the Atlantic," Thomas Jefferson Said of the View from Jefferson's Rock, aNatural Bench onthe Shenandoah A short distance to the left, the river joins the Potomac-"one of the most stupendous scenes in nature," according toJefferson. Here atHarpers Ferry in1801 he watched eagles nesting. He sent one to the King of Spain. The latter returned a ram. For this Jefferson was accused of"receiving presents from aforeign potentate."