The Spherical Sundial is back on the North Terrace!

Photo by Monticello's Curator of Gardens Eleanor Gould.
Filming the beautiful early #morninglight with C-SPAN Cities Tour!

Two photos merged together, each by Mia Magruder Dammann.
A bright, shiny morning to you! #sunrise #monticelloeastfront

Photo by Monticello's Curator of Gardens, Eleanor Gould.
Monticello's archaeologists recently uncovered the remains of a long hidden fireplace in Monticello's First Kitchen in the basement of the South Pavilion. Archaeologist Crystal Ptacek highlights the clues that she and her team have found.
Happy St. Patrick's Day, everyone! Here's a sneak peek at the new, greener look for Jefferson's Cabinet office at Monticello. The fully renovated and rearrange Cabinet and Library suite will be opened in April.

Photo of Assistant Curator Melanie Lower photographing the recent work by Monticello's Curator of Gardens Eleanor Gould.
Teachers! We extended the deadline JUST FOR YOU. Apply to Monticello's 2017 Teacher Institute by March 20 at [ Link ]
Check out the amazing things our Archaeology at Monticello colleagues have been discovering in the basement of Monticello's South Pavilion.

Archaeological Field Research Manager Crystal Ptacek takes us through the findings around the stew stoves in Monticello's First Kitchen.
Just enough #snow to make it absolutely lovely this morning.

Photo by Monticello's Curator of Gardens, Eleanor Gould.
Join us for a unique hiking opportunity up to Montalto! Jefferson's "high mountain" stands 410 feet above Monticello and offers breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the city of Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. How often can you actually look down onto Carter's Mountain? Montalto is normally closed to the public. This may be your only chance! Remember to bring your...
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Spring Montalto Hike

View from Monticello's East Portico.

Photo by Monticello Guide Bill Bergen.
"it is our cloudless sky which has eradicated from our constitutions all disposition to hang ourselves, which we might otherwise have inherited from our English ancestors." -TJ to Comte de Volney, 8 February 1805

Photo by Monticello's Curator of Gardens, Eleanor Gould. Quote selected by Monticello Guide, David Ronka.
We're less than week out from our first Hamilton Tour Takeover!

Hamilton Tour Takeover | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
Join us on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 4pm, at our Jefferson Library for a talk by Kevin Gutzman on his new book, "Thomas Jefferson—Revolutionary." The talk is free, but registration is required!

Thomas Jefferson—Revolutionary | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
Last night, CBS News featured interviews with our staff about our ongoing efforts to restore the South Wing of Monticello, including a room where we believe Sally Hemings may have lived.

Jefferson's Monticello gets a renovation with Sally Hemings in mind
"Come wind, come snow, come 4th graders."

Watch us get ready for the opening of the restored Stone Stables with the installation of animal silhouettes at the end of Mulberry Row.
We've been so excited to learn about the recent findings of our archaeologists!
Calling all teachers! The deadline to apply for our summer Monticello Teacher Institute is in less than two weeks!
Brownie points for anyone who can spot the change here!

Photo by Monticello's Manager of School and Group Programs, Jacqueline Langholtz.
Chef Alice Waters, former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, entrepreneur N.R. Narayana Murthy, and architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara to receive Thomas Jefferson Foundations Medals from Monticello and the University of Virgina on April 13.

Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
#Daffodils in bloom along the West Lawn Winding Walk.

Photo by Monticello Guide, Bill Bergen.