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Meriwether Lewis Randolph

Meriwether Lewis Randolph (1810-1837) was the tenth child of Martha Jefferson Randolph and Thomas Mann Randolph. He was born at Monticello and named for his grandfather's secretary, the explorer Meriwether Lewis.

Letter: A Granddaughter's Silkworms

During Thomas Jefferson's retirement years (1809-1826), most of the eleven surviving children of his daughter Martha spent the bulk of their time with him at Monticello.

Dome Room

View Room Panorama Dimensions: 28' - 2" x 25' - 3"; Color: Walls are Mars yellow in distemper paint with calcium carbonate added. Floor: oil-based green paint.  

Family Friendly Tour and Day Pass

These special guided 40-minute tours of Thomas Jefferson's house are designed especially for families with children ages 5 to 11. Featuring hands-on opportunities, these tours provide a glimpse of life at Monticello and highlight Jefferson’s accomplishments and wide-ranging interests.