Friendly’s co-founder S. Prestley Blake’s ‘Monticello’ nears completion as a Somers, Conn., replica of Thomas Jefferson’s ‘masterpiece’

SOMERS, Conn - Thomas Jefferson's Monticello is on the nickel. Monticello was once on the $2 bill. Monticello also used to be on postage stamps. It is still on schoolhouse walls, postcards and included in books tracing the history of American architecture. And now, a full-sized $6 million replica of Jefferson's Virginia plantation home is [...]