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Find out what the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as well as Monticello staff members and guest bloggers have to say about Jefferson and Monticello.
On April 16, 1807, Thomas Jefferson recorded in his Weather...MORE »
On this day 195 years ago, 11 July 1824, Thomas Jefferson wrote to Richmond merchant Bernard Peyton asking him to procure 20 pounds of tin. He explained that “We have been a year or two without the use of such of our kitchen utensils as, being of copper, need tinning.”...MORE »
On Thursday, July 4, 2019, constitutional rights and national unity advocate and a Gold Star parent, Khizr Khan, gave the keynote address at the...MORE »
In 1786, Thomas Jefferson took a serious fall in Paris, dislocating and possibly breaking his right wrist. The injury healed slowly, and though he regained use, stiffness and pain in his joint troubled him as he aged. Years later, retired to Monticello and searching for comfort, Jefferson got a...MORE »
Veteran historical actor-interpreter Bill...MORE »