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Launching Presidents' Day Weekend 2014 Sea of Liberty — for middle and high school teachers and students Talented teachers from across the world gathered at Monticello over three years to help create SeaofLiberty.org— an interactive, online tool for teaching the power of Thomas Jefferson’s ideas...
The 'Plant Search' tab can be used to see what's currently in bloom, and data on previous blooming seasons at Monticello. The 'Plant Map' tab can be used to see the locations of all the plants at Monticello. Bring up the 'Plant Map' tab on your mobile phone to see real-time tracking of your...
Jefferson and the Early Diplomatic Corps The recent controversy over release of U.S. diplomatic cables via Wikileaks got us thinking about how Jefferson, the U.S.'s first Secretary of State under the Constitution, and his successors communicated with their ambassadors and consuls abroad. Luckily,...
Currently Featured Letter: Strong Views on Fortified Wine Earlier in his life Jefferson frequently served and enjoyed the fortified wine of Madeira, but during his retirement at Monticello he found the European brandy-infused beverage “entirely too powerful.” His wine cellar had dwindled due to...
The Department of Archaeology is dedicated to studying and preserving Monticello's archaeological record, and to deciphering its meaning through comparative research. Historical topics of special focus in the Department's fieldwork include landscape history and slavery, both at Monticello and in...
Monticello is the autobiographical masterpiece of Thomas Jefferson—designed and redesigned and built and rebuilt for more than forty years—and its gardens were a botanic showpiece, a source of food, and an experimental laboratory of ornamental and useful plants from around the world. House FAQ...
Google Map of Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies Fellows
The ICJS fellowship program for domestic and international scholars promotes research of Jefferson’s life and times and the community at Monticello. Since its founding, the ICJS has hosted nearly 300 domestic and international scholars from the U.S. and 25 countries around the world, including...

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