Monticello was the primary plantation of Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, who began designing and building Monticello at age 26 after inheriting land from his father. Located just outside Charlottesville, Virginia, in the Piedmont region, the plantation was originally , with Jefferson using slaves for extensive cultivation of tobacco and mixed crops, later shifting from tobacco cultivation to wheat in response to changing markets. Wikipedia*
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Monticello has hosted 29 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1993 Statement. The year with the most events was 2020 with nine events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2016 with an average of 2,584 views per video. Most appearances with Bill Barker (8), Daniel P. Jordan (7), Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy (4). Most common tags: Jefferson, Thomas, Early American History (1600-1850), African American History.