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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.


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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.

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Leslie Greene Bowman

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 »

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Leslie Greene Bowman

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 »

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Leslie Greene Bowman

"Architecture is my delight, and putting up and pulling down, one of my favorite amusements."
–Thomas Jefferson (as told by Margaret Bayard Smith)

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Mountaintop Project
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Leslie Greene Bowman


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 »

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Leslie Greene Bowman

Leslie Greene BowmanOn November 7, 1805, William Clark and Meriwether Lewis reached a large body of water. Thinking it was...MORE »

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Leslie Greene Bowman

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 »

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Gardens, Research

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