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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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Designed by Thomas Jefferson, executed by Louis Chantrot. If the Great Clock in the Hall was the most important public clock at Monticello, the Obelisk Clock was Jefferson's most important private one.

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Jefferson Today
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On Saturday, September 17, Monticello, along with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the University of Virginia, hosted a public race summit for thousands on the West Lawn of Jefferson’s famous home.

Memory, Mourning, Mobilization: Legacies of Slavery and Freedom in America...MORE »

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Featuring the remarks of Dr. Larry Sabato

On July 4, 2016, Dr. Larry J. Sabato, founder and director of the University of Virginia Center for Politics, welcomed 75 new citizens from 41 countries at the 54th Annual Independence Day and...MORE »

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July 4th at Monticello, Videos
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On April 13, 2015, Rep. John Lewis, congressman and civil rights activist, gave the keynote...MORE »

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Monticello marked the 273rd anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth with a celebration and ceremony on the West Lawn featuring a keynote address by...MORE »

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