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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.


One summer a few years ago I visited New Jersey, to do some work in the repository at the...More >>
Leonie Bell and Douglas Seidel, 1968
As part of its mission to educate the public about garden history in America, Monticello’s Thomas...More >>
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Jefferson spent much of his life “putting up and pulling down,” most notably during the forty-year...More >>
Derek Baxter
Guest blogger and Monticello enthusiast Derek Baxter -- who ran the Montalto Challenge 5K race on...More >>
Monticello is most famously known as Thomas Jefferson’s house. However, many people occupied its...More >>
James H. Webb, Jr., speaking on the steps of Monticello's West Portico.
Remarks by Former U.S. Senator Jim Webb Founder’s Day Ceremony, April 11, 2014 Thank you, Don King...More >>
Since November, Monticello’s archaeology team has been battling record cold and snow. We have...More >>
Peter Onuf, U.Va.'s Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Professor, Emeritus and Senior Fellow at...More >>
In the coming months visitors to Monticello will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see...More >>
Eleven years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur’an...More >>

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