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Monticello’s Cobalt Blue Ruffled...MORE »

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Food and drink
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Lily Fox-Bruguiere

Are you looking for ways to get back in the garden again after a long, cold winter spent indoors? Happily late winter, before the new buds break, is the perfect time to prune dormant shrubs that bloom on “new wood”. Generally, these are shrubs that bloom during the summer and fall; such shrubs...MORE »

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Farm and Gardens
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Diane Ehrenpreis

Winter at Monticello brings with it a solitary, clear beauty, with vistas that stretch for miles. When the shutters weren’t closed to contain the warmth, family,...MORE »

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Visiting Monticello
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Monticello
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Food and drink
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Melanie Bowyer
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Kristie Smeltzer

Doing tours is only an occasional, wee part of my job. However, exploring Monticello with visitors is one of my favorite parts of my work. I'm a goofball by nature, so I don't always play it straight while doing house tours.

In the entrance hall at Monticello, there is a Thomas Sully...MORE »

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Monticello

A two-day symposium at Monticello that featured panel discussions exploring recent innovations in slavery research and its impact on...MORE »

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Plantation and Slavery, Videos
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Monticello

Done!This past weekend, seven families participated in Monticello’s first...MORE »

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Monticello

The Wall Street Journal highlights the work of Monticello Research Librarian Anna Berkes battling rampant misquotiing of Thomas Jefferson and invites...MORE »

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Monticello

In 1762, Thomas Jefferson described Christmas as the “day of greatest mirth and jollity.”

During this special holiday season, share the genius of Jefferson and Monticello with the people on your gift list! The Monticello Museum Shop has a gift for every age, style, and budget—ranging...MORE »

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Visiting Monticello

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