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The People of the Plantation

Learn more about some of the people who lived and worked at Monticello.

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Details The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family , Annette Gordon-Reed, W. W. Norton & Co., 798 pages, hardcover, 2008. Purchase The Hemingses of Monticello Brief Description This epic...More >>
Details The Jeffersons at Shadwell , Susan Kern, Yale, 2010, 320 pages, hardback. Purchase From the Monticello Shop » Brief Description Merging archaeology, material culture, and social history, the...More >>
Slavery’s definition is also its crime – it is the ultimate denial of personhood. For decades, historians have worked to restore the humanity denied to the millions of Africans who were forcibly...More >>


maryhogrefe's picture
I was very surprised to find out that this is part of my heritage.This not what I was taught in History class!
Mary White Hogrefe


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