Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello

Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014. Thomas Jefferson helped create a new nation based on individual freedom and self-government—yet he remained a slaveholder throughout his life. This powerful exhibition follows the stories of six slave families who lived and worked at Jefferson’s plantation. Explore the story of slavery in early U.S. history while discovering the struggle and the self-determination at the heart of America’s founding. Leave being inspired to discover your own family heritage and history.
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Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

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Did you hear? Our feature exhibition has been extended through the new year! Visit us this weekend or anytime before January 4 and be inspired.

Did you hear? Our feature exhibition has been extended through the new year! Visit us this weekend or anytime before January 4 and be inspired.

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Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

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Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

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Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello, on view at the National Constitution Center, Apr. 9 – Oct. 19, 2014.

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