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Read what Monticello staff members and guest authors have to say about Jefferson, Monticello, and how they experience Jefferson's experiment every day.
Monticello is one of the most beautiful and recognizable houses in America. It’s elegant and harmonious, and it was revolutionary for American architecture at the time. If you ever need a quick reminder of its features, just fish a nickel out of your pocket.
So, when I saw a...MORE »
A former guide at Monticello gives his view of the Gilbert Stuart's portrait of Thomas Jefferson, taken from a sitting in Washington, DC, in 1805.MORE »
Several visitors to Monticello remarked on Thomas Jefferson's...MORE »
The Entablature on the mantel above the fireplace in Jefferson's bed Chamber matches the room's entablature except for one unusual (and non-canonical)...MORE »