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Special Event

Founder's Day and Jefferson's Birthday Celebration

Free Public Ceremony

Admission required for house tours.

West Lawn of Monticello
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 9:45am to 11:00am

Live stream of the Celebration featuring remarks by Alice Waters

Alice Waters is the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalist in Citizen Leadership. (Photo courtesy of Alice Waters)

Monticello will mark the 274th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth with a celebration and ceremony on the West Lawn with a pre-ceremony performance beginning at 9:45 a.m., featuring a keynote address by Chef Alice Waters, the 2017 recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership. 



Event At A Glance:
Around 1 hour

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