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This has got to be one of the more obscure chapters in the history of Monticello, but you could not make it up any better!more »

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Along with the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, this is one of the great preservation stories in American history! Uriah Levy and his appropriately named nephew, Jefferson Monroe Levy, knew that Monticello was important, unique, and needed saving. It was a pilgrimmage destination long...more »

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This is one of my favorite objects in the Monticello collection and it allows me to go off on one of my favorite topics. Among the Founders, Jefferson was basically unique in his understanding of the importance of how things look. He knew that form and style, whether of cities, buildings,...more »

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