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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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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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Research
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Monticello
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Monticello

Join Leslie Greene Bowman, President of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, on horseback as she retraces Jefferson's daily ride around his Monticello...MORE »

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Monticello

On February 4, 2017, John W. Franklin, Senior Manager in the Office of External Affairs at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture...MORE »

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Monticello
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Farm and Gardens, Videos
Author: 
Gayle Jessup White

The group of nine young men, most of them African-American, radiated star-quality as they strutted through Monticello’s David M. Rubinstein Visitor’s Center and headed toward the site’s African-American graveyard. And no wonder—it turned out that they were New York actors in Charlottesville...MORE »

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Gayle Jessup White
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Plantation and Slavery
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Monticello

A recent symposium entitled "Versailles and the American Revolution" gives new insights on the Revolutionary War, its courageous leaders, and our first and oldest ally, France. The symposium was held at the French Embassy in Washington, DC and co-hosted by the French-American Cultural Foundation...MORE »

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