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Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George? By Jean Fritz Pictures by Tomie dePaola 1977 Reading level...More >>
The AP's Zinie Chen Sampson writes about three new projects launching this winter to shed light on...More >>
Fountain Hughes, grandson of Monticello gardener Wormley Hughes
A recent entry in the New York Times' ongoing Disunion feature revisiting the Civil War, highlights...More >>
This past Saturday, December 3rd, the Museum Shop at Monticello hosted its first-ever “Handmade for...More >>
Time for the December installment of our monthly series in which we post a recipe from The Virginia...More >>
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Food and drink
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 >>

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