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The First Hermitage in 1888: Alfred Jackson, Andrew Jackson’s former enslaved wa
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 3, 2014 Media Contact: Amy Atticks 434-984-7529 Monticello Archaeologists Awarded NEH Grant to Share Research Online MONTICELLO, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA— The National Endowment for the Humanities recently announced that they will provide a $300,000, three-year grant to...
Kenneth R. Feinberg
F OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 9, 2014 Media Contacts: University of Virginia, H. Brevy Cannon , 434-243-0368 Monticello , Amy Atticks , 434-984-7529 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., — The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello will present their highest honors, the 2014...
Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 18, 2014 Media Contact: Amy Atticks , 434-984-7529 MONTICELLO, Charlottesville, VA— Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy, Saunders Director of the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello, is now a finalist for multiple prestigious book...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 12, 2014 Media Contact: Amy Atticks , 434-984-7529 MONTICELLO, Charlottesville, VA— T his Presidents’ Day, Monticello will launch SeaofLiberty.org — a new interactive website inspired by Thomas Jefferson and created by talented teachers from around the world. From...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 5, 2014 Media Contacts: University of Virginia, Jane Kelly , 434-243-9935 Monticello , Amy Atticks , 434-984-7529 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Feb. 5, 2014 — The University of Virginia and Monticello are launching a massive open online course – or MOOC – on the life and...
Leslie Greene Bowman
President Obama Appoints Leslie Greene Bowman, Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello President, to the Committee for the Preservation of the White House FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - January 24, 2014 Media Contact: Amy Atticks , 434-984-7529 MONTICELLO, Charlottesville, VA— On September 12, 2013,...
Student art on display in the Smith Education Center at Monticello
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - January 9, 2014 Media Contact: Amy Atticks , 434-984-7529 MONTICELLO, Charlottesville, VA — As Thomas Jefferson explained to George Wythe, “...the most important bill in our whole code is that for the diffusion of knowledge among the people. No other sure foundation can be...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 9, 2013 Media Contact: Amy Atticks , 434-984-7529 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA—Monticello is lowering general admission prices to $5 for two days this month, December 14-15, 2013, in celebration of the 26th anniversary of its inscription on the United Nations Educational,...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Media Contact: Amy Atticks , 434-984-7529 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (Monticello) – Enjoy the merriment of the holidays Jefferson-style at Monticello! Be the first to see Monticello decorated for the season on December 1, when Thomas Jefferson will host...
New DAACS Homepage
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 21, 2013 Media Contacts: Amy Atticks , 434-984-7529 MONTICELLO, Charlottesville, VA— October is Virginia Archaeology Month, and Monticello archaeologists are pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery...

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