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James Ferguson, 1710-1776, was a sort of “Bill Nye the Science Guy” of the middle to late 1700s. A...More >>
Want to know what Jefferson thought about a particular issue that continues to be relevant? Well,...More >>
A revolution is brewing in the artisanal beer world, inspired by the taste of Thomas Jefferson and...More >>
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Food and drink
'The Dorick Order' from Palladio’s 'First Book of Architecture'
Even though I’ve been associated with Monticello for more than 25 years, I’m still constantly...More >>
PTJ:RS Volume 7
Tune in to Charlottesville—Right Now! with Coy Barefoot this evening at 5 p.m. on News Radio 1070...More >>
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Research
Jefferson’s granddaughters began venturing “into society” in the 1810s. His first granddaughter Ann...More >>
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Research
Cabbage in the kitchen
Over on Facebook , we've been running a series of monthly notes in which we post a recipe from The...More >>
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Food and drink
Photograph showing corner of billiard table in the Dome Room
There are a lot of stories about Monticello that crept into the lore over the years - mostly after...More >>
In the wake of the release of U.S. diplomatic cables on Wikileaks, Eric Johnson, Monticello's New...More >>
As the winter cold settles in, we have opened this year, in part of our Mountaintop Shop, a comfort...More >>

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