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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.

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Sarah Addleman
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Gardiner Hallock

The Chinese-inspired railings around Monticello’s terraces date...MORE »

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It's unofficially #ColorOurCollections Week (...MORE »

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Jennifer Strotz

Behind the scenes at Monticello, our curators are intrigued by a ceramic inkstand and sandbox that are thought to have belonged to Thomas Jefferson. According to a Jefferson descendent, the set was acquired while he was Minister to France (1785-1789). It was then purportedly used at Monticello...MORE »

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Monticello the House, Research
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Diane Ehrenpreis

People today often forget how flexible rooms were in the past....MORE »

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Emilie Johnson
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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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