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August 11 & 12 Events in Charlottesville We are deeply saddened by the violence in...More >>
As the nation watches hate groups assemble in Charlottesville this weekend, it is important for...More >>
Chef and culinary historian Michael Twitty talks with PBS's NewsHour about his new book on the...More >>
Tips on planting seeds and transplanting seedlings from our Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic...More >>
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Recently, Charlottesville has been a focal point in the national conversation on race. We have seen...More >>
Monticello Curatorial Assistants unpack the various parts of the air pump
Before the era of Wii’s, Twitter, and Netflix, the Jefferson family entertained themselves with...More >>
"because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered." - Thomas...More >>
Keeping the Monticello mountain supplied with fresh water was a constant struggle. Guides Charles...More >>
In mid-September 1817, Thomas Jefferson was preparing to leave Poplar Forest and return home to...More >>
Cookfire at the American Encampment
Derek Baxter is a guest blogger and Monticello enthusiast who attended the British Invasion, 1781...More >>

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