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Blog Posts by Chad
Read what Monticello staff members and guest authors have to say about Jefferson, Monticello, and how they experience Jefferson's experiment every day.
A former guide at Monticello gives his view of the Gilbert Stuart's portrait of Thomas Jefferson, taken from a sitting in Washington, DC, in 1805.MORE »
"because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered." - Thomas Jefferson, undated, Design for Tombstone and...MORE »
A couple of years ago, while I was on my way up to a meeting at Monticello, I was walking by one of my favorite blooming trees, the Mimosa Tree, and saw a woman lying on her back motionless with her eyes closed. It was one of those moments when your first thought is to worry about the person’s...MORE »
Want to know what Jefferson thought about a particular issue that continues to be relevant? Well, you're in luck. Or you will be in a year or so,...MORE »