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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 »

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On April 16, 1807, Thomas Jefferson recorded in his Weather...MORE »

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Jefferson Today, Videos
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On Thursday, July 4, 2019, constitutional rights and national unity advocate and a Gold Star parent, Khizr Khan, gave the keynote address at the...MORE »

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July 4th at Monticello, Videos
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Veteran historical actor-interpreter Bill...MORE »

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Sylvia Earle, a renowned oceanographer and National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence, was the 2019 recipient of the Thomas Jefferson...MORE »

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Farm and Gardens
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Lucian Truscott and Shannon Lanier pose in the Jefferson family cemetery (not part of Monticello). The family cemetery is...MORE »

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Plantation and Slavery, Videos
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On January 25, we welcomed ESPN’s The Undefeated and Grammy-nominated recording artist Aloe Blacc to Monticello to produce a music video—a first in our...MORE »

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