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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.
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 »
Monticello is one of the most beautiful and recognizable houses in America. It’s elegant and harmonious, and it was revolutionary for American architecture at the time. If you ever need a quick reminder of its features, just fish a nickel out of your pocket.
So, when I saw a listing...MORE »
A former guide at Monticello gives his view of the Gilbert Stuart's portrait of Thomas Jefferson, taken from a sitting in Washington, DC, in 1805.MORE »