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Blog Posts by David Ronka

Read what Monticello staff members and guest authors have to say about Jefferson, Monticello, and how they experience Jefferson's experiment every day.


I often conclude my tours of Mulberry Row with the story of Peter Fossett , the son of Monticello’s blacksmith Joseph Fossett and his wife Edith, Monticello’s head cook. In his reminiscences, published in 1898 (read Fossett’s account ), Peter recalled being sold away from his family at age 11 to...More >>
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