A quick rundown of frequently asked questions about Monticello's main house.
Peter Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson's father, patented 1,000-acre tract which became Monticello.
Thomas Jefferson born at Shadwell.
Peter Jefferson died.
Thomas Jefferson a
The Papers of Thomas Jefferson at Princeton University
Princeton University Press
Digital Jefferson Archives
Library of Congress - Jefferson Papers
A hands-on activity center for children
Monticello visitors—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history in the Griffin Discovery Room through hands-on activities.
This year, the Restoration Department concluded their research into the design of Monticello’s original exterior “Venetian” blinds. The search ultimately led them from Monticello to the U.S. Capitol.