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Blog Archive: October 2011

Read what Monticello staff members and guest authors have to say about Jefferson, Monticello, and how they experience Jefferson's experiment every day.

Jodi Frederiksen

I love watching guests on tours at Monticello when a clock strikes.  Why?  The look of surprise, then inevitably, a whisper, “wow, the clock still works,” and even better, “it’s nearly on time.”  It makes me wonder: how many people know what goes on inside a museum like Monticello before the...MORE »

Samantha Lin

Samantha LinAfter my freshman year at Georgetown University I returned to my hometown for a summer internship in the Education...MORE »

Leni the Cook

Time for the October installment of our monthly series in which we post a recipe from The Virginia House-wife, a recipe book published in 1824 by Mary Randolph, kinswoman to Thomas Jefferson. Leni...MORE »

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Food and drink


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