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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.
An interesting work just arrived: Genius Genes: How Asperger Talents Changed the World, by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O'Brien (Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2007). Chapter 4 features an "examination" of Our Man Jefferson, in support of the hypothesis that he had Asperger's...MORE »
Just crossed our desk from our neighbors at the Fluvanna County Historical Society:
We will have a lecture on Sunday, March 1 at 3pm at the Historic Courthouse in Palmyra with Alan Pell Crawford and...MORE »
In honor of Presidents' Day, I tried really hard to think of some Abraham Lincoln-themed material for this post, but the best I could come up with was a blurb about a work of fiction set during George Washington's presidency.
Over Christmas I finally finished a book that I'd been serially...MORE »
Using the ever-curious Thomas Jefferson as a guide, and the story of the moose carcass the then-minister to France had installed in his Parisian residence as a launching pad, author David G. Post explores the "natural history" of the Internet in his new book, ...MORE »
I'd like to draw your attention to the new trailer that's been put up on our website that previews the new film produced for the new Visitors Center. It's even got an explosion.MORE »