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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.
With "a greater eye to convenience," Jefferson employed a number of mechanical gadgets at Monticello, including several different types of...MORE »
On July 3, 1789, just before the storming of the Bastille and two months before he returned to America, Jefferson purchased a number of busts from Houdon. Among these was a...MORE »
The Mather Brown portraits of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams are meant to hang together.MORE »
Designed by Thomas Jefferson, executed by Louis Chantrot. If the Great Clock in the Hall was the most important public clock at Monticello, the Obelisk Clock was Jefferson's most important private one.