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Find out what the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as well as Monticello staff members and guest bloggers have to say about Jefferson and Monticello.


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Bob Self

This year, the Restoration Department concluded their research...MORE »

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Leslie Greene Bowman

"Architecture is my delight, and putting up and pulling down, one of my favorite amusements."
–Thomas Jefferson (as told by Margaret Bayard Smith)

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Mountaintop Project
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Beth Sawyer

One of the favourite parts of my job as an archaeological analyst at Monticello is presenting our research to visitors.  I love the opportunity to tell the story of those who made Monticello their home hundreds of years ago.  Things as simple as broken dishes, lost buttons, and discarded tobacco...MORE »

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Archaeology
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Monticello
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Gardiner Hallock
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Lily Fox-Bruguiere

Thomas Jefferson, planter of 330 different vegetable varieties and celebrated today as “America’s first foodie,” was also passionate about growing ornamental flowering plants, both native and exotic, in the gardens at Monticello. Writing to his granddaughter, Ann Cary Randolph, from Washington...MORE »

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Farm and Gardens
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