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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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Dianne Pierce

The Dome Room and the Cuddy are two very different spaces situated adjacent to one another on the third floor of Monticello...MORE »

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David Thorson

Visitors to Monticello recorded memories of late afternoon dinners at Monticello “served in half Virginian, half...MORE »

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Dianne Pierce

In 1805, a remarkable shipment was dispatched from a sizable Indian village near what is now Bismarck, North Dakota. A large hand-hewn boat...MORE »

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Monticello

Despite thousands of surviving documents — he wrote and received nearly 47,000 letters — Monticello’s curators have only recently...MORE »

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Monticello the House, Research
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Tabitha Corradi

Exciting news! Monticello recently received a grant from the...MORE »

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Monticello

Monticello Associate Curator Diane Ehrenpreis takes us through Jefferson's interest in innovation and technology and the story behind his...MORE »

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Bill Bergen

The winter of 1803-1804 was particularly busy for President Thomas Jefferson. The Barbary Pirate War smoldered, the U.S. flag was raised...MORE »

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Monticello the House
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Monticello

The year is 1804. James Bowdoin III, now the American minister to Spain, comes across a marble sculpture...MORE »

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Bill Bergen

On February 5, 1769, Thomas Jefferson replied to his cousin’s request that his son study law under him.  Writing from...MORE »

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Lucy Midelfort

The 20th-century beadboard ceiling of the East Portico

This summer, Monticello’s Restoration Department...MORE »

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