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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.


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Lisa at the PTJRS
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Monticello

In 1804, after journeying thousands of miles through Central America and northern South America, Alexander von Humboldt -- who would later gain international renown for exploits and writings -- made a special stop in Washington, DC, to see one of his intellectual heroes, Thomas Jefferson.

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Thomas Jefferson, Videos
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Monticello

The Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello on Saturday, September 22.

Celebrating the little gems -- the farming, the culinary arts and the craftsmanship -- of Virginia and beyond.

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Monticello

 Jan Lewis in Ireland in 2017We mourn the passing of Jan Ellen Lewis, the...MORE »

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Monticello

Guide and master woodworker, Charles Morrill discusses the "surprising"...MORE »

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Keith Nevison

Bluebird

For those who have visited the...MORE »

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Farm and Gardens
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Monticello

While Jefferson often gets the credit, it was enslaved chefs like James...MORE »

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Monticello

Featuring the remarks of Andrew H. Tisch, Co-Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Loews Corporation, and co-author of...MORE »

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Frank Cogliano

In January 2000 the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation (the predecessor of today’s Thomas Jefferson Foundation) issued a report concerning the allegation that Thomas...MORE »

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Monticello

A Statement by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation

The issue of Jefferson’s paternity has been the subject of controversy for at least two centuries, ranging from contemporary newspaper articles in 1802 (when Jefferson was President) to scholarly debate well into the 1990s. It...MORE »

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Research, Thomas Jefferson

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