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Monticello


  • Address: 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy (VA 53)
  • Phone: (434) 984-9800
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1770/11/00 Thomas Jefferson Architect, Home Thomas Jefferson moves into the upper room of the South Pavilion
1772/00/00 Thomas Jefferson Architect North wing completed
1772/09/27 Martha Jefferson Randolph Born Martha Jefferson born at Monticello
1781/06/04 Jack Jouett arrives at the home of Virginia Governor Thomas Jefferson and warns him of the advancing British Regulars Jack Jouett's Midnight Ride
1790/02/23 Thomas Mann Randolph Jr Groom Martha Washington Jefferson marries Thomas Mann Randolph Marriage of Martha Washington Jefferson and Thomas Mann Randolph
1790/02/23 Martha Jefferson Randolph Bride Martha Washington Jefferson marries Thomas Mann Randolph Marriage of Martha Washington Jefferson and Thomas Mann Randolph
1800/07/00 Nancy Randolph Morris Visitor In the summer of 1800, Nancy Randolph visits her Jefferson cousins at Monticello.
1805/00/00 John Jordan Work Jordan works as a brickmason at Monticello circa 1805-1806
1815/05/08 Thomas Jefferson Seller To replenish the book collection that was destroyed by the British during the War of 1812, Congress buys Thomas Jefferson's 6,487 volume library. Brought to the Capitol's west center building, the last wagon-load of books left Monticello 8 May 1815. Battle of Bladensburg
1824/11/04 James Madison Guest Lafayette arrives at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, "at the reposeful seat of his illustrious friend he was a week." Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1824/11/04 Marquis de Lafayette Guest of Honor Lafayette arrives at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, "at the reposeful seat of his illustrious friend he was a week." Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1826/07/04 Thomas Jefferson Died Thomas Jefferson dies on the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, just a few hours before John Adams
1828/06/20 Thomas Mann Randolph Jr Died Thomas Mann Randolph dies at Monticello

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Particulars for Monticello:
Architectural Style American Colonial Revival
Sight Category Building
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 66000826
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Jefferson,Thomas
Architectural Style: Colonial revival
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark, National Landmark boundary approved
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Politics-government
Applicable Criteria: Person
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1772, 1826
Associated People: Jefferson,Thomas
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum

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