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Blog Archive: October 2019

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


Author: 
Monticello


In 1807, Jefferson installed the compass rose to the ceiling of Monticello’s East Portico. The rose connected to a wind vane mounted on the roof and...MORE »

Author: 
Fraser D. Neiman

Archaeology is an historical discipline whose goals are to advance our understanding of what happened in the past and why. But unlike the documents on which...MORE »

Author: 
Bill Bergen

On February 5, 1769, Thomas Jefferson replied to his cousin’s request that his son study law under him.  Writing from...MORE »

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