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Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season at Monticello’s FREE Annual Holiday Open House. Be among the first to see Monticello decorated for the holidays as you stroll through the first floor at your own pace. Discover unique holiday gifts at the Shop at Monticello and receive a 10% off coupon...
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The 'Plant Search' tab can be used to see what's currently in bloom, and data on previous blooming seasons at Monticello. The 'Plant Map' tab can be used to see the locations of all the plants at Monticello. Bring up the 'Plant Map' tab on your mobile phone to see real-time tracking of your...
Jefferson and the Early Diplomatic Corps The recent controversy over release of U.S. diplomatic cables via Wikileaks got us thinking about how Jefferson, the U.S.'s first Secretary of State under the Constitution, and his successors communicated with their ambassadors and consuls abroad. Luckily,...
Quashing A Rumor Named to the University of Virginia Board of Visitors on 13 February 1819, Thomas Jefferson oversaw numerous facets of the infant institution. He worked closely with the successive proctors Nelson Barksdale and Arthur S. Brockenbrough to hire and oversee builders and craftsmen...
The Department of Archaeology is dedicated to studying and preserving Monticello's archaeological record, and to deciphering its meaning through comparative research. Historical topics of special focus in the Department's fieldwork include landscape history and slavery, both at Monticello and in...
Monticello is the autobiographical masterpiece of Thomas Jefferson—designed and redesigned and built and rebuilt for more than forty years—and its gardens were a botanic showpiece, a source of food, and an experimental laboratory of ornamental and useful plants from around the world. House FAQ...
Google Map of Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies Fellows
The ICJS fellowship program for domestic and international scholars promotes research of Jefferson’s life and times and the community at Monticello. Since its founding, the ICJS has hosted over 400 domestic and international scholars from the U.S. and 25 countries around the world, including...