Thomas Jefferson

Our founding fathers were not only statesmen of intellect and courage, they were also men of fashion, versed in the languages of good taste and classic gentility. more

Jul 31, 2017 8:30 AM

The life and times of Thomas Jefferson as seen through the eyes of his daughter. more

Nov 29, 2016 6:00 AM The Daily Post

Historian releases book examining Thomas Jefferson’s reputation during his own time. more

Sep 20, 2016 6:00 AM The Daily Post

Our guide to events at Monticello, Mount Vernon and Montpelier is sure to please any POTUS. more

Feb 2, 2015 2:05 PM

No Cranks - Feature

Photography by Patricia Lyons | Food styling by J Fran

Our first and third presidents, Virginians both, were ice cream pioneers. You can be, too: The homemade summer miracle is back, sans the elbow grease. more

Jun 30, 2014 4:41 PM Food

The Glorious Gardens at Monticello

Kathleen Toler

Thomas Jefferson wasn't just one of America's greatest minds, he was a fine gardener as well. more

Nov 9, 2011 1:06 PM Home


Celia Pearson

The beloved boyhood home of Thomas Jefferson blooms fresh each year in spring. Paula Steers Brown visits a private farm with a very public mission. more

Mar 10, 2011 11:30 AM Home

April 23, 2010 • Poplar Forest, Forest more

Aug 3, 2010 12:39 PM About Town

A Fondness for the Grape

Scott Baldwin

A wine-themed exhibit features historic silver, glass and maps—some of the latter related to Thomas Jefferson’s 1787 tour of France’s wine country more

Aug 3, 2010 9:17 AM Culture

In 1986, a nonprofit set out to restore Thomas Jefferson’s private retreat, Poplar Forest. Now a sizeable chunk of Jefferson’s original plantation is again intact, and the main house’s exterior has been returned to its original glory. more

Sep 4, 2009 5:32 PM Home

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