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Jacqueline Langholtz

Thank you to all the young scholars and family members who turned out for Monticello’s 3rd annual Home Educators’ Day!  Nearly 600 people joined us under beautiful sunny skies for a day of fun and activities all around the mountaintop and in the classrooms of the Carl and Hunter Smith...MORE »

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PLCornett

On December 23, 2011, an informal Christmas Bird Count was conducted at Tufton Farm, in the fields surrounding the nursery of the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants. The Christmas Bird...MORE »

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Gardens
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Monticello

Click to watch the videoThis year Monticello launched the new...MORE »

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Plantation and Slavery
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Monticello
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Visiting Monticello
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Monticello

The New York Times calls it "an invaluable companion book" to the recently opened exhibition Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of...MORE »

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Monticello

Monticello's joint exhibition with the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture opens Jan 27., at the National Museum of...MORE »

Author: 
Linnea Grim

Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George?
By Jean Fritz
Pictures by Tomie dePaola
1977

Reading level: 4th-6...MORE »

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Monticello

The AP's Zinie Chen Sampson writes about three new projects launching this winter to shed light on the slaves who lived and worked at...MORE »

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Monticello

Fountain Hughes, grandson of Monticello gardener Wormley HughesA recent...MORE »

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Plantation and Slavery, Research
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Christy Campbell

This past Saturday, December 3rd, the Museum Shop at Monticello hosted its first-ever “Handmade for the Holidays” event, and it was by all accounts a tremendous...MORE »

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Visiting Monticello

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