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Description Incorporated in 1923, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation owns and operates Monticello, the Charlottesville, Va., home of former U.S. President Thomas Jefferson.
- (434) 984-9800
- 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, 22902, VA
Monticello is the autobiographical masterpiece of Thomas Jefferson—designed and redesigned and built and rebuilt for more than forty years—and its gardens were a botanic showpiece, a source of food, and an experimental laboratory of ornamental and useful plants from around the world.
Aug 26, 2019 · Monticello is on Route 53 (Thomas Jefferson Parkway) in Albemarle County, near Interstate 64 Exit 121, approximately 5 miles from downtown Charlottesville and the University of Virginia, 70 miles from Richmond, 110 miles from Williamsburg and 125 miles from Washington, D.C.
MAPPING ADDRESS: 931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway Charlottesville, VA 22902 GENERAL INFORMATION: (434) 984-9800
Tour the house and explore its furnishings in this 360-degree panoramic presentation of Jefferson's autobiographical architectural masterpiece. Google Street View Tour (Unguided) Tour of Monticello and its grounds using recently updated Google Street View images.
Monticello was the primary plantation of Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, who began designing Monticello after inheriting land from his father at age 26. Located just outside Charlottesville, Virginia, in the Piedmont region, the plantation was originally 5,000 acres, with Jefferson using the labor of enslaved African people for extensive cultivation of tobacco and mixed crops, later shifting from tobacco cultivation to wheat in response to changing markets. Due to its
Explore the many ways to experience Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, in Charlottesville, Virginia.