The Life of Sally Hemings Sally Hemings was enslaved with her family at Monticello. She lived in Paris with Jefferson and two of his daughters from 1787 to 1789 and was the mother of at least six of Jefferson's children. Learn more »
Hemings Family Tours Daily, February through November See Monticello through the lens of the Hemings Family, the best documented enslaved family in the United States.
Slavery at Monticello Tours Daily, year round Find out how the Monticello plantation operated and about the lives of enslaved individuals who labored to build and sustain this historic place.
Landscape of Slavery: Mulberry Row at Monticello This site-based, outdoor exhibition tells the stories of the dynamic, industrial hub of Jefferson’s 5,000-acre agricultural enterprise and a center of work and domestic life for dozens of people -- free whites, free blacks, servants, and enslaved people.
Crossroads Life-sized figures, archaeologically recovered objects, and interactive models of the wine dumbwaiter, "servant's" bell, and storehouse locks, give a sense of the constant interaction and domestic activity required to keep Monticello running.
Building upon more than 50 years of archaeological investigation and documentary research, Monticello staff is now in the process of interpreting and restoring Mulberry Row . Lined with more than 20...More >>
The New York Times calls it "an invaluable companion book" to the recently opened exhibition Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty. This pioneering work by Monticello's Shannon Senior...More >>