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 Evolving Legacy of Thomas Jefferson and Monticello

In this activity, students will analyze and interpret the evolving perception of Thomas Jefferson and life at Monticello. Students will analyze primary and secondary source material. Students will then have...
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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...
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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...