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Monticello

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Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia, was the popular estate of Thomas Jefferson. He inherited the 5,000 acres from his father and designed the home himself, spending over 40 years to create its stunning rooms and gardens.

Many of the nation's most famous presidents lived in homes that have been preserved and are available to the public today. See what they look like.

As part of a restoration initiative to interweave Monticello's dynamic history, a new exhibit at Thomas Jefferson's Virginia estate gives humanity to an enslaved woman who bore six of his children.

As part of a restoration initiative to interweave Monticello's dynamic history, a new exhibit at Thomas Jefferson's Virginia estate gives humanity to an enslaved woman who bore six of his children.

Urn Stand Mahogany Side Table

In the 18th century, small mahogany side tables of this type were used to hold a coffee urn. Based on a small wood side table in Colonial Williamsburg's collection, the pullout slide of this mahogany side table held a cup as the coffee was poured. Solid wood with brass knob, this traditional end table makes a useful chair-side or bedside table with its handy x-shaped lower shelf.

This is your ultimate local's guide to the Monticello Wine Trail -- from the best wineries and tips for planning your trip, to a sample itinarary and more!

This is your ultimate local's guide to the Monticello Wine Trail -- from the best wineries and tips for planning your trip, to a sample itinarary and more!

architect design™: Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

One of the many great things about living in Washington is the proximity to so much of our nation's history. Last weekend, during unprecedented warm December weather, I took a day trip to Charlottesville, Virginia, home to our third president Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson was a renaissance man and one of his many hobbies was architecture. He designed his own home, Monticello, over the course of many years and spent his retirement between here and nearby Poplar Forest, his country house he also…