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On Friday, July 4, 2014, David M. Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of the Carlyle Group, gave the...More >>
David M. Rubenstein was the featured speaker at Monticello’s 52nd Annual Independence Day...More >>
Maintaining your garden in the summer months can require serious determination and stamina,...More >>
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Gardens
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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Gardens
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 >>

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