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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Thanks to all the families who made Monticello’s 2011 Home Educators’ Day such a success!
We are looking forward to welcoming you and your young scholars for the third annual Home Educators' Day on Wednesday, March 7, 2012.
2012 Event Description
The Retirement Series Digital Archive is a companion to the letterpress volumes of The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series. The content presented as part of this collection includes the Family Letters Digital Archive: full, searchable transcriptions of a rich body of correspondence to and between Jefferson's immediate and extended family.
These special guided tours of Thomas Jefferson's house are designed especially for families with children ages 6 to 11. The 35-minute tours feature hands-on opportunities in every room and provide a glimpse of what life was like for the children who lived at Monticello in the late 1700s and early 1800s.
Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Monticello at the end of the day on this exclusive evening tour. Come early, if you wish, and enjoy guided tours of Monticello’s gardens and Mulberry Row, where many of Monticello’s enslaved men and women lived and worked. And then browse the exhibition galleries and Museum Shop on your own before your guided house tour which includes the third-floor