Last updated on: 12/23/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Thomas Jefferson Foundation Biography

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Description:

“The Thomas Jefferson Foundation engages a global audience in a dialogue with Jefferson’s ideas.

The Foundation seeks to facilitate conversations and to use its extensive research and knowledge to stimulate interactions on a variety of topics that were of keen interest to Jefferson, the most powerful of which are liberty and self government. Through virtual, off-site and on-site engagement, the Foundation seeks to excite the world about Jefferson’s relevance today and ignite a passion for history.”

“Mission Statement,” Monticello.org (accessed Dec. 21, 2011)

Mission:

“Today, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation remains committed to a twofold mission:

1. preservation — to conserve, protect, and maintain Monticello in a manner which leaves it enhanced and unimpaired for future generations — and

2. education — to interpret and present Thomas Jefferson to the widest possible audiences, including scholars and the general public.

Monticello is a National Historic Landmark and the only house in the United States designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.”

“Mission Statement,” Monticello.org (accessed Dec. 21, 2011)

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Private, nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation