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View of the partially reinstalled N. Passage, note the bedroll in the far right.
People today often forget how flexible rooms were in the past. The North Passage on the 2 nd floor...More >>
The Huffington Post and Southern Living both included the 8th Annual Heritage Harvest Festival at...More >>
From the gardens at The French Laundry
I feel the tomato is the most generous plant of the summer. It always amazes me at how much product...More >>
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A circa 1809 plat drawn by Jefferson showing his Mountaintop Road system.
Monticello visitors are experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime event as the Thomas Jefferson Foundation...More >>
How did they install furniture on the third floor of Monticello? With restoration of the upper...More >>
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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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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