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Read what Monticello staff members and guest authors have to say about Jefferson, Monticello, and how they experience Jefferson's experiment every day.
While we don’t see as many school groups visiting Monticello during the summer as we do in the spring and fall, we love it when a group makes a special effort to visit us. Today, I had the pleasure of working with a high school group that’s part of the Shepherd Community Center in Indianapolis....MORE »
Vegetable gardens are sprouting up everywhere, thanks to a renewed interest in fresh, locally-grown food that is sweeping across America. From First Lady Michelle Obama’s Kitchen Garden at the White House, to gardens in schoolyards and backyards, Americans are experiencing the pleasure, hard...MORE »
J. Harvie Wilkinson III serves on the Richmond, VA-based United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, and has served as a member...MORE »
I would like to thank you all for inviting me to say a few words today at the 50th Anniversary of Monticello’s Independence Day Celebration and...MORE »
This July 4th marks the 50th anniversary of the first naturalization ceremony held at Monticello.MORE »
On July 4th, 85 people from 44 countries around the world will fulfill their dreams of becoming U.S....MORE »
Odelia Rasheed, 36, hadn’t planned to become an American.