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Read what Monticello staff members and guest authors have to say about Jefferson, Monticello, and how they experience Jefferson's experiment every day.
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"Architecture is my delight, and putting up and pulling down, one of my favorite amusements."
–Thomas Jefferson (as told by Margaret Bayard Smith)
One of the favourite parts of my job as an archaeological analyst at Monticello is presenting our research to visitors. I love the opportunity to tell the story of those who made Monticello their home hundreds of years ago. Things as simple as broken dishes, lost buttons, and discarded tobacco...MORE »