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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.
In my family, when it comes to plants named after people, we can't help but speak about them as if they are people too. Someone might ask, "What kind of clematis is that there?" and my mom would answer, "Oh, that's Nelly Moser, she's such a refined and dependable lady." Nelly Moser, the clematis...MORE »
Watch Rep. John Lewis's speech at Monticello and the entire 272nd commemoration of Jefferson's birthday.
An unusually cold and snowy winter has not deterred Monticello'...MORE »
The Huffington Post and Southern...MORE »
I feel the tomato is the most generous plant of the summer. It always amazes me at how much product can come from a seed the size of a pencil head!
Monticello visitors are experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime event...MORE »