Topic: Monticello House & Gardens

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Stairway at Monticello

Rather than build a grand staircase, Jefferson designed stairways for Monticello that are elegant but narrow and hard to climb
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Stew Stove in Monticello’s Kitchen

Jefferson had this novel stove installed in Monticello's Kitchen.
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Sun God

This lead casting of a sun god was one of several used to decorate the entablature of the Monticello’s Northwest Piazza...
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Table with Revolving Top

Monticello's joiners altered this table so that Jefferson could rotate its top without having to get up....
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The Five Orders of Architecture

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Third-floor Bedroom

Some of Jefferson’s grandchildren are known to have used this space as a bedroom during his retirement...
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Thomas Jefferson

Miniature painting of Jefferson by John Trumbull
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Thomas Jefferson’s World: Movie Guide for Middle and High School Classrooms (I)

A resource guide for designed for middle and high school classrooms, created to accompany the film THOMAS JEFFERSON’S WORLD...
Lesson Plan

Thomas Jefferson’s World: Movie Guide for Middle and High School Classrooms (II)

A resource guide for designed for middle and high school classrooms, created to accompany the film THOMAS JEFFERSON’S WORLD...
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Upper Jaw (maxilla) of a Mastodon

Jefferson displayed the upper and lower jaws of a mastodon in the Hall at Monticello.