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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 >>
Question mark icon over a silhouette of Mary's sister Martha Jefferson Carr.
A while ago I spent a little time (by which I mean maybe 26 hours or so) doing research in response...More >>
A new six-part lecture series, “Jefferson’s Neighborhood Too” begins Tuesday September 13 on...More >>
As you can see I used very ripe peaches donated to me at the Meade Park Farmer’s
Time for the August installment of our monthly series in which we post a recipe from The Virginia...More >>
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Working at The Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants would probably be a dream job for almost...More >>
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Gardens
Muhtar Kent congratulates a new citizen.  Click to view a gallery of images.
“Indeed, we are blessed -- all of us -- to have had founders here in America who had the foresight...More >>

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