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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.


Author: 
Sarah Addleman
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Gardiner Hallock

The Chinese-inspired railings around Monticello’s terraces date...MORE »

Author: 
Chad
Blog Categories: 
Plantation and Slavery, Videos
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Monticello

It's unofficially #ColorOurCollections Week (...MORE »

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Gardens, Monticello the House
Author: 
Jennifer Strotz

Behind the scenes at Monticello, our curators are intrigued by a ceramic inkstand and sandbox that are thought to have belonged to Thomas Jefferson. According to a Jefferson descendent, the set was acquired while he was Minister to France (1785-1789). It was then purportedly used at Monticello...MORE »

Blog Categories: 
Monticello the House, Research
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Monticello

Viet Nguyen presents Vietnamese rice seeds at MonticelloNo story illustrates Jefferson’...MORE »

Author: 
Lisa at the PTJRS

Thomas Jefferson loved to play chess, sometimes engaging in “four hour games” with his close friend James Madison. Unfortunately, not all of Jefferson’s gaming was so enjoyable. According to his granddaughter Ellen W. Randolph Coolidge, while Jefferson was serving as minister plenipotentiary in...MORE »

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Research
Author: 
Gardiner Hallock

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