You are here

Blog

Read what Monticello staff members and guest authors have to say about Jefferson, Monticello, and how they experience Jefferson's experiment every day.


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 >>
Liam Gomberg
Eleven–year-old Liam Gomberg, wide-eyed and chin in hand, was captivated as he listened to ancient...More >>
Cookfire at the American Encampment
Derek Baxter is a guest blogger and Monticello enthusiast who attended the British Invasion, 1781...More >>
A tulip poplar bowl in The Shop at Monticello
“What would I not give that the trees planted nearest round the house at Monticello were full grown...More >>
Posted in: 
Gardens
Chef Alice Waters was the recipient of the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen...More >>

Pages

Participate

Login or register to participate in our online community.