This latest trip on my presidential gravesite quest was odd... because it wasn't odd at all.
You just never know who you'll run into on Chicago's L trains, do you?
"I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man" - stirring words, but also easy to take out of context if a photographer decides to crop his photos for that ridiculous and nefarious purpose.
Jefferson's obelisk lists the three accomplishments of which Jefferson was most proud. Being president isn't on the list.