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Eleven years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur’an...More >>
Schematic drawing: Ground Source Heat Pump System & Geothermal Well Field
An increased concern about the environment and our consumption of natural resources has popularized...More >>
President Obama and President Hollande visit Monticello Official White House video on www.whitehouse.govMore >>
Until recently, the Nursery has been used as a Curatorial storage room
Of all of the 2 nd and 3 rd floor spaces currently undergoing study, restoration, and re-...More >>
The National Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol
This year, the Restoration Department concluded their research into the design of Monticello’s...More >>
Thomas Jefferson, a strong advocate of reading, frequently made book recommendations to his...More >>
Aerial of Monticello with labels of historic areas overlaid
"Architecture is my delight, and putting up and pulling down, one of my favorite amusements." –...More >>
Historic artifacts recovered from excavations at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
One of the favourite parts of my job as an archaeological analyst at Monticello is presenting our...More >>
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Early American history is rich with a delicious mixture of traditional dishes and newly discovered...More >>
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In October of 2013, the Honorable Lord Paddy Ashdown was the keynote speaker for Diplomacy and...More >>



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