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It seems that the glory days of spurious Jefferson quotations have gone. Rarely do we get these...More >>
“What is the coolest thing you’ve ever found?” This is a question I get often yet it is one of the...More >>
Time for the November installment of our monthly series in which we post a recipe from The Virginia...More >>
Looking out through Northeast Portico in the morning. Click to enlarge.
I love watching guests on tours at Monticello when a clock strikes. Why? The look of surprise, then...More >>
One Latin volume, a two-volume Iliad, and three volumes of Voltaire
After my freshman year at Georgetown University I returned to my hometown for a summer internship...More >>
Red and green Cayenne and Texas Bird peppers in a bowl
Time for the October installment of our monthly series in which we post a recipe from The Virginia...More >>
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Around 1811, Jefferson wrote a letter to his granddaughter Cornelia Jefferson Randolph, which...More >>
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Chinking with hand
If only we could showcase everything ! An upcoming exhibition will contain ten panels that...More >>
Time for the September installment of our monthly series in which we post a recipe from The...More >>
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Thomas Jefferson's dining room was restored recently to its original zingy chrome yellow. Recently...More >>

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