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Blog Posts by Gardiner Hallock

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


Monticello’s North Dependency before restoration.
Every restoration architect dreads leaky roofs, unstable foundations, and finding a document filled...More >>
The Chinese-inspired railings around Monticello’s terraces date to ca. 1940. After almost 80 years...More >>
Reconstructed pump and cistern
When Jefferson started to build Monticello in the 1770s, he understood that water would always be a...More >>
Roof being installed on the reconstructed Mulberry Row slave dwelling.
This winter, as part of the exciting multi-year effort to restore Monticello to its appearance in...More >>
A circa 1809 plat drawn by Jefferson showing his Mountaintop Road system.
Monticello visitors are experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime event as the Thomas Jefferson Foundation...More >>
Jefferson spent much of his life “putting up and pulling down,” most notably during the forty-year...More >>
In the coming months visitors to Monticello will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see...More >>
Joiners’ shop chimney
At the southwestern end of Mulberry Row, Monticello’s principal plantation street, are the ruins of...More >>
Monticello’s North Octagon Room
How do you accurately restore a wall paint that has been missing for over 170 years? This is a...More >>

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