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On September 7, Monticello thanked donors for their support with a West Lawn reception, followed by a program featuring Thomas Jefferson (Bill Barker) and Alexander Hamilton (Ian Rose).
Though Hamilton and Jefferson were “diametrically opposed,” Hamilton the Musical has inspired Americans of all ages and backgrounds to immerse themselves in the rich and complex history of how our nation began. For that reason alone, we’ll concede that Hamilton deserves an evening of Jeffersonian hospitality.
To set the stage, we ask you to imagine that it is early in the summer of 1804. President Thomas Jefferson has invited General Hamilton to Monticello for a discussion about the upcoming election…
View photographs from the 2017 event!