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Conservation technicians installing custom-made steam jacket on the north column
Monticello’s iconic west front has been undergoing a major change in the past few months. The...More >>
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Architecture
Stock photo of Marilyn Monroe
On May 22, 56 years ago, Marilyn Monroe and her husband of less than a year, Arthur Miller, walked...More >>
Gabriele Rausse, Monticello Director of Gardens and Grounds
Thomas Jefferson claimed, in 1818, that “in nothing have the habits of the palate more decisive...More >>
Wendy Kopp
On April 12, 2013, Wendy Kopp, founder of Teach for America and this year's recipient of the Thomas...More >>
Meet Sissy, Sadie, Bo and Rusty -- the four beautiful rescued dogs that help protect the Monticello...More >>
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Videos
“A Rich Spot of Earth” Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden
In celebration of Historic Garden Week and the beautiful plants that populate Monticello during the...More >>
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Gardens
Monticello’s North Octagon Room
How do you accurately restore a wall paint that has been missing for over 170 years? This is a...More >>
What We're Reading: Jefferson’s Shadow: The Story of His Science What author could more effectively...More >>

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