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The Vegetable Garden

The Site of The Vegetable Garden The 1,000-foot long garden terrace served as both a source of food and an experimental laboratory.  

George Granger, Sr.

After purchasing his wife Ursula and their sons George and Bagwell, Jefferson bought George Granger, Sr.


Note: Thomas Jefferson used the word "macaroni" as a general term for pasta.

"Dinner is Served"

Guests to Monticello noted that the first dinner bell customarily rang at three o'clock, and the second called them to the table at four. When they arrived in the Dining Room, they quite likely found Thomas Jefferson reading. Having a self-described "canine appetite for reading" and hating to waste even a moment waiting for others to gather, he kept books on the fireplace mantel.