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Monticello

This outdoor naturalization ceremony for new citizens on Monticello’s West Lawn is one...MORE »

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July 4th at Monticello, Videos
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Anna Berkes

A question from a patron prompted me to take another look at the quotation, "dissent is the highest form of patriotism."  This is probably one of the most frequent quotation questions for us, but I haven't taken a fresh look at it for several years.  Google Books has revolutionized the way I...MORE »

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Monticello

Monticello will remain open and operate as usual in the event of a federal shutdown this January 2018.

Monticello is operated by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc., a private, nonprofit organization that receives no ongoing federal, state, or...MORE »

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Visiting Monticello
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Anna Berkes
I've just received a Very Large Book:  The Domestic Architecture of Benjamin...MORE »
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A Summary View
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Anna Berkes

Our very own Elizabeth V. Chew has an article published in the new book...MORE »

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Anna Berkes
Our very own Rick Britton will be giving a lecture on Thursday, May 31st at 7:00 P.M. at the Historic Fluvanna Courthouse in Palmyra, Virginia, titled, "General John Hartwell Cocke of Fluvanna."  The lecture is hosted by the Fluvanna County...MORE »
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Anna Berkes
An alert patron alerted me to the following: "American Revolution Flags Sell for $17.4 Million."  Apparently Col. Banastre Tarleton was quite the flag...MORE »
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Anna Berkes

A new book will be published by the author of Measuring America:Andro Linklater (June 2007) entitled the ...MORE »

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Anna Berkes
Want to see a moving "expression of the American mind"?  Check out the U.S. Presidential Speeches Tag Cloud.  Drag the slider all the way to the left and then slowly drag it to the right to see an interesting portrayal of what was on...MORE »
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Anna Berkes
Ask Ace has Asked Anna again.  This time the burning question regards TJ's celebration of his birthday (or, as it turns out,...MORE »
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