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Launching Presidents' Day Weekend 2014 Sea of Liberty — for middle and high school teachers and students Talented teachers from across the world gathered at Monticello over three years to help create SeaofLiberty.org— an interactive, online tool for teaching the power of Thomas Jefferson’s ideas...
Discover the genius of Jefferson as a family this summer at Monticello! Introducing Special Family Savings for the Monticello Day Pass (or Family Friendly Tour ) for summer 2016. Save 36% on admission for teenagers 12-18, from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Advance purchase is required. Included in the...
The growing season for 2016 has ended. We look forward to a new season in early 2017. In the meantime,you can check out how previous months looked using the form below. And don't forget to visit the Outdoor and Garden section of The Shop at Monticello!
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,...
Currently Featured Letter: A Mammoth Tooth When James W. Wallace enclosed impressions of a fossilized tooth in the letter below and offered to send the tooth itself, he sought to contribute to what Thomas Jefferson called his “little collection of curiosities” at Monticello. Jefferson displayed...
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 nearly 300 domestic and international scholars from the U.S. and 25 countries around the world, including...

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