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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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Fraser D. Neiman

Just as the first cases on COVID-19 were being reported in Virginia, Monticello's archaeologists were completing excavations on the East Lawn, in front on...MORE »

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Archaeology, Research
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Monticello

Monticello offers a unique historic perspective on the racial fissures that divide our communities and our nation. On this plantation, 607 people were...MORE »

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Danielle Willkens

Perhaps now, more than ever, we are acutely aware of our built environment. With varied restrictions on travel, work settings, and even social...MORE »

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Research
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Susan Stein

Monticello has lost a magnificent friend, longtime Trustee (1994-2008), Honorary Trustee (2009-2020), and Summit member, Richard Gilder. He passed away on May 12, 2020, at his...MORE »

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Jefferson Today
Author: 
Frank Cogliano

According to Google maps it is 3,557 miles from my home in Edinburgh, Scotland, to Monticello. By contrast, my university office is 1.1 miles away from home...MORE »

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Research
Author: 
Tabitha Corradi

Exciting news! Monticello recently received a grant from the...MORE »

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Derek Wheeler

Have you ever wondered where our third president was born? Learn about his early life, as presented by Research Archaeologist Derek Wheeler....MORE »

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Archaeology, Thomas Jefferson, Videos
Author: 
PLCornett

Just as the intoxicatingly fragrant hyacinth blossoms begin to fade, another colorful charmer pulls back the curtain and takes the stage: the tulip.

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Farm and Gardens
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PLCornett

While we generally associate tulips with the peak of flower garden glory at Monticello, many bulb varieties are already gracing the borders...MORE »

Blog Categories: 
Farm and Gardens
Author: 
Monticello

Monticello Associate Curator Diane Ehrenpreis takes us through Jefferson's interest in innovation and technology and the story behind his...MORE »

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