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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...
Jon Meacham
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 14, 2013 Media Contacts: Amy Atticks , 434-984-7529 “…it may be said that Mr. Jefferson is the first American who has consulted the Fine Arts to know how he should shelter himself from the weather.” - The Marquis de Chastellux, 1782 on his first visit to Monticello...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 3, 2013 Media Contacts: Kathryn Goodson , 434-984-7570, Chad Wollerton , 434-984-9823 The Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello is quickly becoming a regional favorite among East Coast festival goers interested in local food, farming, heirloom tastings, music,...
Southern Living’s Steve Bender to be a featured speaker FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - July 29, 2013 Media Contact: Lisa Stites , 434-984-7529 The gardens of Monticello served as a laboratory for the exchange of new and unusual plants with family members, neighbors, and a national and international...
51 st Annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony at the home of Thomas Jefferson to feature musician Dave Matthews as keynote speaker FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 18, 2013 Media Contact: Lisa Stites , 434-984-7529 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — This July 4 th will mark the 237 th...
Dave Matthews will be the featured speaker at Monticello on July 4, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 30, 2013 Media Contact: Lisa Stites , 434-984-7529 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA —Dave Matthews, best known as the lead vocalist/guitarist for Dave Matthews Band, will be the featured speaker at Monticello’s 51 st annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony—the...
Original artwork for US Airmail stamp honoring Filippo (Philip) Mazzei.
Sr. Margherita Marchione to visit Monticello for donation celebration CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA . —In July 1816, after learning of the death of Filippo Mazzei , his friend for more than four decades, Thomas Jefferson wrote, “An intimacy of 40 years had proved to me his great worth; and a friendship,...

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