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Blog Archive: June 2017

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

Leslie Greene Bowman

Recently, Charlottesville has been a focal point in the national conversation on race. We have seen crowds gather in our town square to debate essential questions of race and history. We are aware of – and deeply concerned by...MORE »

Kate Barlow

Monticello Curatorial Assistants unpack the various parts of the air pumpBefore the era of Wii’s, Twitter, and Netflix, the Jefferson family entertained...MORE »


"because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered." - Thomas Jefferson, undated, Design for Tombstone and...MORE »


Keeping the Monticello mountain supplied with fresh water was a constant struggle. Guides Charles Morrill and...MORE »

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