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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.
A kitchen garden at the White House is not a new idea. In the early years of the nation, vegetables grew regularly at the White House and many people remember Eleanor Rosevelt's victory garden. Not only is...MORE »
Well, it's the 144th birthday of Paul Leicester Ford. I know you're asking, who the heck's that guy? (Or maybe you're not, if you work at the Papers of Thomas Jefferson/Retirement Series). But perhaps you don't know...MORE »
The Bradford pear trees are blooming this week (at least I think they're Bradford pear trees, but I have been known to misidentify plants), and for once on the first official day of the season it actually seems like said season. Just in time for all this, there's a new book from the University of Virginia Press: Historic Virginia Gardens: Preservation Wo MORE »
- Douglas L. Wilson reviews Kevin Hayes' book, The Road to Monticello (review-o-meter: Wilson thinks the book is too long. The word " ...MORE »
Just arrived inexplicably on our desk the other day (Museum Shop? Is that you, sending us presents?) - another book on Jefferson's relevance to today's issues of new technologies, intellectual property, and the laws that govern them...MORE »