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Monticello

On Friday, July 4, 2014, David M. Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of the Carlyle Group, gave the keynote address at the 52nd Annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony on Monticello's West Lawn before a crowd over 2,800 people in...MORE »

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Monticello
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July 4th at Monticello, Videos
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Lily Fox-Bruguiere

Maintaining your garden in the summer months can require serious determination and stamina, especially here in Virginia where the high temperatures, humidity, mosquitos, ticks, and chiggers conspire to chase the well-meaning gardener indoors to relax in the air-conditioning with a nice cold...MORE »

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Gardens
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Lisa at the PTJRS

One summer a few years ago I visited New Jersey, to do some work in the repository at the Morristown National Historical Park. Morristown served as the winter quarters for the Continental Army during the winter of 1777-78 and again during the “Hard...MORE »

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Research, Thomas Jefferson
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Benjamin Whitacre
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Gardens
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Gardiner Hallock

Jefferson spent...MORE »

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Derek Baxter

Guest blogger and Monticello enthusiast Derek Baxter -- who ran the Montalto Challenge 5K race on May 3rd -- opines about whether our third president would have run himself....MORE »

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Emilie Johnson
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Monticello

Remarks by Former U.S. Senator Jim Webb Founder’s Day Ceremony, April 11, 2014

Thank you, Don King, for that kind introduction.  And let me take a moment to also thank President Leslie Greene Bowman and Dean Harry Harding,...MORE »

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Fraser D. Neiman

Since November, Monticello’s archaeology team has been battling...MORE »

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