Paradox of Liberty Virtual Exhibition

Explore the paradox of the American Revolution—the fight for liberty in an era of pervasive slavery—through the lens of Monticello in this new virtual exhibition.

The Life of Sally Hemings

Sally Hemings was enslaved with her family at Monticello. She lived in Paris with Jefferson and two of his daughters from 1787 to 1789 and was the mother of at least six of Jefferson's children.