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Tom Brokaw, Jon Meacham and Rex Ellis participate in a panel discussion moderated by David M...More >>
Figure 4. Léonie Bell Rose Garden at the Center for Historic Plants; Champneys’ Pink Cluster is the tallest rose on the right side of the image. (Click for a larger image.)
In my family, when it comes to plants named after people, we can't help but speak about them as if...More >>
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Gardens
Watch Rep. John Lewis's speech at Monticello and the entire 272nd commemoration of Jefferson's...More >>
An unusually cold and snowy winter has not deterred Monticello's archaeologists in the quest to...More >>
Roof being installed on the reconstructed Mulberry Row slave dwelling.
This winter, as part of the exciting multi-year effort to restore Monticello to its appearance in...More >>
Some time ago, while rooting around in the archives (looking for something else, as usual), I came...More >>
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A Summary View
David M. Rubenstein was the featured speaker at Monticello’s 52nd Annual Independence Day...More >>
View of the partially reinstalled N. Passage, note the bedroll in the far right.
People today often forget how flexible rooms were in the past. The North Passage on the 2 nd floor...More >>
The Huffington Post and Southern Living both included the 8th Annual Heritage Harvest Festival at...More >>
From the gardens at The French Laundry
I feel the tomato is the most generous plant of the summer. It always amazes me at how much product...More >>
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Gardens

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