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Exciting news! Monticello recently received a grant from the Americana Foundation to preserve Jefferson’s Great Clock. Added April 27, 2020
Monticello's Curator of Plants, Peggy Cornett, on one of the plants listed in Jefferson's earliest garden notations. Added April 20, 2020.
Have you ever wondered where our third president was born? Learn about his early life, as presented by Research Archaeologist Derek Wheeler. Added April 13, 2020.
If you feel like jumping up and moving your body, get ready to act out three column types with our video.
Associate Curator Diane Ehrenpreis takes us through how she recreated this lost object from a small drawing in Jefferson’s hand.
With modern cleaning techniques at the ready, Monticello’s Curatorial department removed old layers of wax, cleaned the built-up dirt, and repaired Ariadne’s damaged hands, fingers, and toe.
Monticello’s Restoration Department works to restore the house's iconic compass rose, which has been showing the wind direction since Jefferson had it built and installed in 1807.
From mini-documentaries to behind-the-scences videos, there's a lot more to see and learn about Thomas Jefferson and Monticello.