Monticello�s Jordan named 2006 Outstanding Virginian

Our own Dan Jordan, head of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, which owns and operates Monticello, received a standing ovation in the Virginia House and Senate today after Senator Creigh Deeds and Delegate Robert Bell announced his selection as this year’s Outstanding Virginian. Jordan has headed the TJF since 1985, and is no stranger to big awards. He’s also received the U.S. State Department’s Public Service Award–it’s highest to a private citizen–for his contributions to historic preservation. Way to go, Dan!