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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.


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Chad

"because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered." - Thomas Jefferson, undated, Design for Tombstone and...MORE »

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Monticello

Keeping the Monticello mountain supplied with fresh water was a constant struggle. Guides Charles Morrill and...MORE »

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Lisa at the PTJRS
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Research, Thomas Jefferson
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Gayle Jessup White

Liam GombergEleven–year-old Liam Gomberg, wide-eyed and chin in hand, was...MORE »

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Derek Baxter

Derek Baxter is a guest blogger and Monticello enthusiast who attended the British Invasion, 1781 event on June 18, 2016. Learn about his experience and mark your calendars for June 3-4, 2017.

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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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Chad

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

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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 »

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