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Unique Features of the Grounds

The Grove

Jefferson designed the Monticello Grove to be an ornamental forest where he and his guests could visit his "pet trees."


The Trees of Monticello

Trees were perhaps Jefferson's favorite plants, and he grew a wide variety at Monticello.


The Roundabout Roadways

The Roundabouts encircled the Monticello Mountain and, with connecting roads, created an easier approach to the top.


The Fences

Jefferson tried a variety of common and ambitious methods to protect his gardens.

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