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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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Archaeology
Early American history is rich with a delicious mixture of traditional dishes and newly discovered...More >>
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Food and drink
In October of 2013, the Honorable Lord Paddy Ashdown was the keynote speaker for Diplomacy and...More >>
Signing of Memorandum between the Thomas Jefferson Foundation and National Libra
The Thomas Jefferson Foundation Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the National Library of...More >>
Cary Fowler, American agriculturalist and the former executive director of the Global Crop...More >>
Steve Bender was a featured speaker during the Heritage Harvest Festival's Grand Preview Dinner on...More >>
Joiners’ shop chimney
At the southwestern end of Mulberry Row, Monticello’s principal plantation street, are the ruins of...More >>
In 2012, Joel Salatin, author and third generation alternative farmer of Polyface, Inc., was a...More >>
Cutting the perennial Blackberry Lily, which Jefferson called "Chinese Ixia"
Thomas Jefferson, planter of 330 different vegetable varieties and celebrated today as “America’s...More >>
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