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


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Last fall, our staff installed a new CoolBot walk-in refrigerator at the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants (CHP). Previously, all seeds grown, harvested, cleaned, and packaged at...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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Videos
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On December 28, 1993, Monticello Getting Word historians Lucia "Cinder" Stanton,...MORE »

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Had it not been for the Levy family, Monticello might not exist today. Indeed,...MORE »

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Monticello the House, Videos
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The true story of an Indian Ringneck Parakeet who unexpectedly appeared...MORE »

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In 1804, after journeying thousands of miles through Central America and northern South America, Alexander von Humboldt -- who would later gain international renown for exploits and writings -- made a special stop in Washington, DC, to see one of his intellectual heroes, Thomas Jefferson.

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Thomas Jefferson, Videos

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