You are here
Posts in: Monticello the House
Read what Monticello staff members and guest authors have to say about Jefferson, Monticello, and how they experience Jefferson's experiment every day.
Most exterior shutters today are eye-pleasing accents, decorative but not functional. But for Thomas Jefferson, shutters provided shade from what he described as "the constant, beaming, almost vertical sun of Virginia" while permitting airflow from summer breezes. They also protected the...MORE »
The Dome Room and the Cuddy are two very different spaces situated adjacent to one another on the third floor of Monticello...MORE »