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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Thursday, April 26, 2012 Media Contact: Lisa Stites , 434-984-7529 Monticello archaeologists have discovered two previously unknown archaeological sites that contain nineteenth century artifacts, including remains of slave homes—some from Jefferson’s time. The sites were...
Book showcases Thomas Jefferson’s revolutionary vegetable garden FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Media Contact: Lisa Stites , 434-984-7529 Charlottesville, VA – Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and third president of the United States of America was a...
Alice Waters, photograph by David Liittschwager
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Monday, April 16, 2012 Media Contact: Lisa Stites , 434-984-7529 Charlottesville, Va .—Revolutionary chef Alice Waters will visit Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson, April 19 and 20, 2012, as part of a celebration of Jefferson’s legacy as a farmer and our most famously...
Contacts: Lisa Stites , Monticello, 434-984-7529 & Marian Anderfuren , University of Virginia, 434-243-2293 February 28, 2012 — The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello will present their highest honors, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals in architecture...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.— The merriment of the holidays combines with the sentiment of the past to create a special holiday season unlike any other at Monticello. From handcrafted to hands-on workshops, Monticello is your holiday destination this year. Join us for our month-long series Handmade for the...
The edited travel diary of Thomas Jefferson’s granddaughter, Ellen Wayles Coolidge, will be released this December. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Media Contact: Lisa Stites , 434-984-7529 T homas Jefferson promised his five-year-old granddaughter Ellen that one day “you will...
Bust of Tsar Alexander I of Russia. Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc.
Russian-American relations, particularly between 1800-1815, to be the focus FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Monday, October 10, 2011 Media Contact: Lisa Stites , 434-984-7529 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.—Prominent American and Russian historians will gather in Moscow from October 13 to 14, 2011 for a two-day...
Two new exhibitions to explore the ‘Paradox of Liberty’ at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 30, 2011 Washington, D.C. -- Monticello and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) today announced their collaboration on a...
Aerial of Monticello and Montalto. Credit: Monticello/Photograph by Jack Looney
Monticello/PVCC Vineyard partner for educational vineyard FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Wednesday, July 18, 2011 Media Contact: Lisa Stites , 434-984-7529 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA .— Thomas Jefferson’s “high mountain” overlooking Monticello will become a hands-on classroom for Piedmont Virginia Community...
Funding will support the ‘Liberty Today’ program to help educators make history relevant through a dynamic, online educational platform FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Thursday, June 30, 2011 Media Contact: Lisa Stites , 434-984-7529 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Monticello today announced that it has been...

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