President Trump has proposed a monument featuring 30-plus figures from American history, at a time when many Americans are grappling with tributes to controversial icons of the past.
The site has not had fireworks since 2009 because of environmental concerns.
Shannon Lanier believes that monuments to the third president should be kept out of public spaces.
The first daughter cited a Thomas Jefferson letter about being "surrounded by enemies and spies catching and perverting every word that falls from my lips."
Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was standing near a bedroom window when the white Fort Worth police officer opened fire from outside.
Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive granite sculpture Friday with bare feet and no rope, making it to about 15 feet (4.5 meters) from the top.
A new Freedom and Liberation Day recognizing slaves' emancipation in Charlottesville will replace Jefferson's birthday as a city holiday.
Besides Independence Day, July 4th is also known for other major events in U.S. history, including the opening of West Point military academy.
States are trying to capitalize on the 50th anniversaries of many civil rights milestones.
Tim Geithner, Ben Bernanke and Hank Paulson dealt a catastrophic blow to public faith in American institutions.