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Blog Archive: July 2012

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


Author: 
Linnea Grim

While we don’t see as many school groups visiting Monticello during the summer as we do in the spring and fall, we love it when a group makes a special effort to visit us. Today, I had the pleasure of working with a high school group that’s part of the Shepherd Community Center in Indianapolis....MORE »

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Jefferson Today
Author: 
Lily Fox-Bruguiere

Vegetable gardens are sprouting up everywhere, thanks to a renewed interest in fresh, locally-grown food that is sweeping across America. From First Lady Michelle Obama’s Kitchen Garden at the White House, to gardens in schoolyards and backyards, Americans are experiencing the pleasure, hard...MORE »

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Gardens
Author: 
Katy Woods

Ice cubes with Borage flowersThomas Jefferson once wrote, "I have lived temperately,...MORE »

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Food and drink
Author: 
Monticello

J. Harvie Wilkinson III serves on the Richmond, VA-based United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, and has served as a member...MORE »

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Monticello the House
Author: 
Monticello

This year's rising sixth and seventh graders at Monticello's Summer Adventures Camp were in for a special treat. They were given the opportunity to...MORE »

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Gardens
Author: 
Monticello

I would like to thank you all for inviting me to say a few words today at the 50th Anniversary of Monticello’s Independence Day Celebration and...MORE »

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