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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.
It's not quite brand new, but a number of our staff were positively googly-eyed over this book, so I thought it worth mentioning: A Pattern Book of Tools and Household Goods, published by the Early American Industries Association in cooperation with the http://www.pem.org" t MORE »
Sometimes it's a little scary how persistent apocryphal stories about Jefferson are. Case in point: the perennial (for us) question, "Did Thomas Jefferson shoot someone on the White House lawn?" There's no...MORE »
Sometimes it seems an uphill battle, disabusing people of the notion that Jefferson is the source of every smart, catchy thing ever said. I was reassured this week to find out that I'm not alone in my efforts. An intrepid blogger became suspicious of a supposed Jefferson quote that has risen...MORE »