You are here
Blog Posts by Leslie Greene Bowman
Read what Monticello staff members and guest authors have to say about Jefferson, Monticello, and how they experience Jefferson's experiment every day.
August 11 & 12 Events in Charlottesville
We are deeply saddened by the violence in Charlottesville and the ongoing events that continue to threaten our community. We stand against all forms of hatred, racism and bigotry.MORE »
As the nation watches hate groups assemble in Charlottesville this weekend, it is important for those of us who live and work here to uphold our shared values and beliefs. Hate has no place at Monticello, or in our community. The Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello stands against racism...MORE »
Recently, Charlottesville has been a focal point in the national conversation on race. We have seen crowds gather in our town square to debate essential questions of race and history. We are aware of – and deeply concerned by...MORE »
"Architecture is my delight, and putting up and pulling down, one of my favorite amusements."
–Thomas Jefferson (as told by Margaret Bayard Smith)
The Thomas Jefferson Foundation Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the National Library of China for Exhibition in 2015
On Wednesday, November 20, 2013 in the Benjamin Franklin Room of the State Department, Secretary of State John Kerry and Vice Premier of China...MORE »
On November 7, 1805, William Clark and Meriwether Lewis reached a large body of water. Thinking it was...MORE »
Before Peter Hatch’s arrival more than thirty years ago, Monticello was extolled as great architecture, and the home of one of the country’s most important figures. It was Peter who uncovered Jefferson’s experimental garden at Monticello, recognized its revolutionary influence and restored it...MORE »