Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Mountaintop Project at Monticello


JOIN US MAY 2 AT MONTICELLO:
PANEL WITH TOM BROKAW — UPSTAIRS TOURS —
MULBERRY ROW OUTDOOR EXHIBITION

Please join us to commemorate our progress on the Mountaintop Project, which has brought to life the stories of the people who lived and worked at Monticello. Explore new restoration work upstairs and on Mulberry Row that offers a better understanding of this historic landmark as a plantation and family home. FREE admission until 2:00pm; reservations for upstairs tours are recommended. Learn more about May 2 events now >>

MONTICELLO: AN AMERICAN STORY
9:30am - 10:30am
Patriotic philanthropist David M. Rubenstein moderates a panel discussion about Thomas Jefferson, slavery and the paradox of liberty. Learn more >>

    • Tom Brokaw, NBC News Special Correspondent
    • Rex M. Ellis, Associate Director, National Museum of African American History and Culture
    • Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author

MULBERRY ROW: MEET THE PEOPLE, HEAR THEIR STORIES
10:30am - 2:00pm
Meet the people of Mulberry Row, once the plantation's "Main Street", by hearing their stories in an outdoor exhibition and the new Mulberry Row App. Learn more >>

THE UPSTAIRS: PREVIEW TOURS OF NEWLY RESTORED SPACES
11:30am - 2:00pm (while supplies last)
Venture up the narrow staircase to explore the family quarters, and see the newly-restored upstairs spaces. Tours available, first come , first served. Learn more >>

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