Peter Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson's father, patented 1,000-acre tract which became Monticello.
Thomas Jefferson born at Shadwell.
Peter Jefferson died.
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THOMAS JEFFERSON was widely known for his hospitality and was fond of entertaining at his beloved mountaintop home, Monticello. The Thomas Jefferson Foundation hosts a variety of educational tours and events, including receptions, conferences, and private after-hours tours of Monticello. The Foundation is privileged to offer organizations and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to our mission of preservation and education the opportunity to conduct special educational tours and lectures with accompanying meetings or social events.