“When we came from Virginia we brought one daughter with us, leaving the dust of a son in the soil near Monticello.”
–Madison Hemings, 1873

These sites honor the memory of the enslaved men, women, and children who lived and labored at Monticello during Thomas Jefferson's lifetime.

Contemplative Site

Located at the end of Mulberry Row, this site is a space to reflect upon the lives and legacies of the more than 600 people Jefferson held in bondage during his lifetime.