I work as an Events Assistant for Monticello!
I can't wait to run with my sister and friend from out of town. A nice way to start the day, and then going to the Handmade for the Holidays will be an even nicer way to finish!more »
I can't wait to try out this recipe for the Thanksgiving dinner that we're having on Jefferson's Range at UVA--yum!more »
Don't miss this year's Heritage Harvest Festival! We have over 100 programs and workshops, 90 vendors and exhibitors, six bands on the WTJU music stage, live animals, and some of the best food concessions in C'ville.
We'll see you on September 16th or 17th, rain or shine!more »
Don't miss all of the fun activities planned by the Mountaintop Activity Center for this year's Heritage Harvest Festival, Saturday September 17th! more »
I love learning about this expedition--how exciting, trapsing into the unknown. I was amazed when I found out that Sacagawea was pregnant, gave birth to, and continued trekking on with her infant son! Huzzah!more »
An awesome day worth all of our hard work! more »
So interesting...I also have to remind myself that upon her deathbed, Martha Jefferson made TJ promise her never to remarry--a practice that was common for widowers at the time, especially one as elligible at TJ. He obviously never did, but it is reasonable to think he would never form feelings...more »
How interesting! As a UVA alumna, I loved learning about Henry Martin. So many of the enslaved people of Monticello went on to lead fascinating lives. more »
It's such a shame that Jefferson's massive debt precluded Monticello from remaining in the family's hands. But what's more American than living beyond your means?! more »