On Friday, July 4, 2014, David M. Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of the Carlyle Group, gave the keynote address at the 52nd Annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony on Monticello's West Lawn before a crowd over 2,800 people in attendance, including 70 individuals who would become America's newest citizens.more »
Guest blogger and Monticello enthusiast Derek Baxter -- who ran the Montalto Challenge 5K race on May 3rd -- opines about whether our third president would have run himself.
Thomas Jefferson, a Renaissance man, jack of all trades and master of them too. But would he have been a runner? I decided to find out by running up Jefferson’s Montalto mountain, which faces Monticello, while dressed as Thomas Jefferson.more »
In October of 2013, the Honorable Lord Paddy Ashdown was the keynote speaker for Diplomacy and Transitioning Governments, a conference co-hosted by the American Academy of Diplomacy and the International Center for Jefferson Studiesmore »
Cary Fowler, American agriculturalist and the former executive director of the Global Crop Diversity Trust and current senior advisor to the Trust, spoke at the 7th annual Heritage Harvest Festival, September 6-7, 2013.more »
Dave Matthews, lead vocalist and guitarist for the Dave Matthews Band, was the featured speaker for Monticello's 51st Annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony on July 4, 2013.more »