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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.


Author: 
Gardiner Hallock

“What would I not give that the trees planted nearest round the house at Monticello were full grown.”

--Jefferson to Martha Randolph (from Philadelphia), 1793

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Blog Categories: 
Gardens, Mountaintop Project
Author: 
Chad

Chef Alice Waters was the recipient of the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership.  Watch the...MORE »

Author: 
Gayle Jessup White

Some brought photographs, others brought books and at least two people brought quilts. But most of those bearing their family treasures at a recent Jefferson School African American Heritage Center event had questions.

“Memories Matter,” a...MORE »

Blog Categories: 
Research
Author: 
Monticello
Author: 
Monticello

Join Leslie Greene Bowman, President of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, on horseback as she retraces Jefferson's daily ride around his Monticello...MORE »

Author: 
Monticello

On February 4, 2017, John W. Franklin, Senior Manager in the Office of External Affairs at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture...MORE »

Author: 
Monticello
Blog Categories: 
Gardens, Videos
Author: 
Gayle Jessup White

The group of nine young men, most of them African-American, radiated star-quality as they strutted through Monticello’s David M. Rubinstein Visitor’s Center and headed toward the site’s African-American graveyard. And no wonder—it turned out that they were New York actors in Charlottesville...MORE »

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