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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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Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. At Monticello, February is an opportunity to...MORE »

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A two-day symposium at Monticello that featured panel discussions exploring recent innovations in slavery research and its impact on...MORE »

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Plantation and Slavery, Videos
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Done!This past weekend, seven families participated in Monticello’s first...MORE »

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The Wall Street Journal highlights the work of Monticello Research Librarian Anna Berkes battling rampant misquotiing of Thomas Jefferson and invites...MORE »

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In 1762, Thomas Jefferson described Christmas as the “day of greatest mirth and jollity.”

During this special holiday season, share the genius of Jefferson and Monticello with the people on your gift list! The Monticello Museum Shop has a gift for every age, style, and budget—ranging...MORE »

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Jon Meacham at Monticello in November 2012Jon Meacham, author of the newly...MORE »

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And the results are in.  This year's favorite was . . . 

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Revolutionary chef Alice Waters visits Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in Charlottesville, VA to prepare a meal in Jefferson's kitchen, with chef...MORE »

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On June 8, 2012, Smithsonian Gardens staff harvested beets, cabbage and turnips to be displayed as part of The Jefferson Table and Gillette Family Garden public program presented by the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) at the USDA Farmer’s Market. The...MORE »

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What could make the Heritage Harvest Festival even more special?  Locally brewed craft beers!

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