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On December 28, 1993, Monticello Getting Word historians Lucia "Cinder" Stanton,...MORE »

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Lucy Midelfort

Just before Thanksgiving, the Restoration Department at Monticello undertook a project to repaint the Tea Room for the first time in decades. The room, used by Thomas Jefferson, his family, and guests for entertaining, reading, writing, and occasionally dining, is also where he displayed his "...MORE »

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Monticello
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Monticello

Had it not been for the Levy family, Monticello might not exist today. Indeed,...MORE »

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Monticello the House, Videos
Author: 
Lucy Midelfort

Begun in 1768, the South Pavilion is the first brick building built on Monticello’s mountaintop, and the first home of Thomas Jefferson and his wife Martha after they were married in 1772. It has one particular identifying feature that separates it from other buildings: the roof. Originally...MORE »

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Monticello
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Plantation and Slavery, Videos
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Monticello
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Videos
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Monticello

The true story of an Indian Ringneck Parakeet who unexpectedly appeared...MORE »

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Videos
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Lisa at the PTJRS

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