Southeast Piazza (Greenhouse)

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Southeast Piazza
Southeast Piazza

Dimensions: 21' 7"x 12' 4"; ceiling 11' 7 3/4"

Color: White

Purpose of Room: Greenhouse for growing plants; location of Jefferson's workbench, where he is known to have made locks and chains; possibly home to a pet mockingbird

Unusual architectural features: Part of Jefferson's suite of private rooms that included his book room, writing office (Cabinet), and bedroom. Flanked by two "venetian porches"

Furnishings of note: work table and tools, as well as flowers, seeds, and flats for sprouting see