Thursday, March 23, 1 p.m. - The Life of Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson
Tuesday, March 28, 1 p.m. - Enslaved Women and Resistance
VIDEO - A century before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus in Alabama, Sarah Mayrant Fossett successfully integrated the Cincinnati streetcar system.
PODCAST - Follow the journey of Elizabeth House Trist, whose journal is the earliest known record of a Mississippi River expedition by a woman.
PODCAST - Monticello's Olivia Brown looks at the myths and realities of the life of this famous Native American woman who played an unlikely but critical role in the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
PODCAST - Trained at the President's House in Washingtion, D.C., enslaved chef Edith Fossett cooked for Jefferson for over two decades and oversaw the creation of the food for which Monticello became famous.
The American Revolution and her husband's career brought Abigail Adams and Thomas Jefferson together. Yet politics would drive them apart for years, only to rekindle their friendship.
BLOG - Read about Marie Kimball, a pioneering historic preservationist, Monticello's first curator, and the first woman invited to speak at the University of Virginia's Founder's Day.