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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.
Chances are that you weren't able to be with us for this year's Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony at Monticello. Not to worry. NBC's Today Show and The Coca-Cola Company have made their coverage of this inspiring event available online.
Everyone knows that archaeologists dig. But it is less widely appreciated that just how they dig and what they find varies with the kinds of questions they ask and the assumptions they make. Two excavation campaigns were conducted on Mulberry Row -- the first in 1957 and the second in the early...MORE »
When someone learns where I work, he inevitably says something along the lines of “That must be a wonderful place to be!” I agree and then explain that it’s more than the history of the house that makes it special. Because the site connects us to the ideas that began the United States – our...MORE »
In a time when there was no thought of providing former chief executives with pensions, Thomas Jefferson relied primarily on the produce...MORE »