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Nance (Nancy) Hemings was an enslaved woman whom Jefferson inherited, gave as a wedding gift and later bought back to help run a weaving...MORE »

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Plantation and Slavery, Videos
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Several visitors to Monticello remarked on Thomas Jefferson's...MORE »

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The Entablature on the mantel above the fireplace in Jefferson's bed Chamber matches the room's entablature except for one unusual (and non-canonical)...MORE »

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Apples of many varieties were cultivated in Jefferson’s Virginia. The fruit was used to make pies, preserves, and other foodstuffs, of...MORE »

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Winemaking in Virginia was first attempted by our country’s...MORE »

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Food and drink, Videos
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With "a greater eye to convenience," Jefferson employed a number of mechanical gadgets at Monticello, including several different types of...MORE »

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Kate Barlow

Going for a fresh, lighter look in your living room this season?

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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 »

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A guide discusses why Jefferson, known for his reticence about his...MORE »

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