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Part of Monticello

Mulberry Row is part of the Monticello estate. There are a lot of historical spots along the row to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tracy S
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Findlay, Ohio
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Our countriy’s History is something we all need to know and remember. The Slave Tour includes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sharoncV7586HL
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A part of the Monticello Plantation where nearly 130 slaves lived, with tours available.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mulberry Row is part of the Monticello estate. There are a lot of historical spots along the row to visit.

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our countriy’s History is something we all need to know and remember. The Slave Tour includes details of slave life forgotten or unknown by many.

Thank sharoncV7586HL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views from up here are great! The mountains in the backdrop really add to the experience. Also, the slavery tour was very informative. We have visited a few times and ended up doing a "self-guided" tour to see if we remembered everything from the...More

Thank TakeMoreAdventures
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

While you can self-guide yourself on Mulberry Row while visiting Monticello, we took the guided tour that was included with the price of our ticket. The guided tour offered better insight to the information and areas we were looking at. All the guides are extremely...More

Thank Dean_Amy-2004
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This was very interesting and informative. There are benches to sit and listen to the tour guide recant the days of slavery on a plantation and the life of the slaves. Its a shady spot on a hot day.

Thank Barbara m
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Interesting area where all the craftsman plied their trade while employed by the Jeffersons. There are some old building relics and the recreations of the buildings used for carpentry, smithing, barrel making, etc.

Thank GerryN22
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Great history between the Jefferson and Levy eras. Currently still being updated and buildings re-created so it is a constantly changing environment. I guess this summer they will open a new room in the south wing beside Mulberry row about Sally Hemmings.

Thank Big_bro_1_usa
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Started the tour very interested to learn about the lives of the slaves who served Jefferson. But the guide soon started down the path of judging Jefferson and our four fathers in light of todays morals. I don't think there are many today who believe...More

9  Thank Steven S
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Going to Monticello one has to be inundated with the "this is the home of the author of the declaration of independence." It's only a few years now that the enslaved population has started to be recognized at this plantation which bound hundreds in enforced...More

7  Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 25 November 2017

don't bother even going to Monticello if you are not going to also take this outside tour. I mean, there is no point in only doing it half way.

2  Thank TravelingNapkin
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No, it's included with the ticket for touring the house
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