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Blog Archive: February 2018

Read what the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as well as Monticello staff members have to say about Jefferson and Monticello.


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Monticello

Fear of separation from loved ones was one of the great underlying terrors of slavery. Today we hear the story of a fight that broke out between two...MORE »

Author: 
Chad

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.

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Blog Categories: 
Thomas Jefferson, Videos
Author: 
Monticello

Nance (Nancy) Hemings was an enslaved woman whom Jefferson inherited, gave as a wedding gift and later bought back to help run a weaving...MORE »

Blog Categories: 
Plantation and Slavery, Videos

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