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Find out what the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as well as Monticello staff members and guest bloggers have to say about Jefferson and Monticello.
Dear American Heritage Dictionary, 4th edition (2009):
Hello! How are you? Ahem. It has recently come to my attention that your definition of Founding Father (capitalized) reads thusly: "A member of the convention that drafted the U.S. Constitution in 1787." Now, as you may...MORE »
Unfortunately it's been a bizarre week for us here (hence the dearth of blog entries), but I did want to highlight our new exhibit, which is singularly appropriate for Mothers' Day. It features Lucy Meriwether Lewis Marks, mother of...MORE »
What make of car would Jefferson drive?
Some weeks ago a book was returned to us, and its back cover caught my eye. As it happens, the book itself, as well as its author, are well worth examination, even though they seem not to be as well known as they should be.
For those of you who are unfamiliar with her,...MORE »