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Helps to expand my understanding of Thos. Jefferson

We have been going to Monticello for two decades and have enjoyed seeing Mulberry Row be exposed as... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
George C
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West Point, Virginia
Part of Monticello property

Mulberry row is part of the Monticello property and tour(s). It is the area of the property where... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
hollyberry473
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Exeter, Pennsylvania
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A part of the Monticello Plantation where nearly 130 slaves lived, with tours available.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 26, 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
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Reviewed January 13, 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

12  Thank Steven S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been going to Monticello for two decades and have enjoyed seeing Mulberry Row be exposed as the archeologists and historians did their work. Nicely done - not overly restored or fancied up. Gives a good perspective on the lives of enslaved peoples.

Thank George C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mulberry row is part of the Monticello property and tour(s). It is the area of the property where the slaves houses were. There is a tour specific to slavery on Monticello which seemed to be included in the admission price, but there are plaques explaining...More

1  Thank hollyberry473
Reviewed August 25, 2018

It was very interesting to see what type so plants that Thomas Jefferson would have planted. The reconstruction of some of the buildings was very interesting. The history of how the propery was obtained. And what life might have been like back in the day....More

2  Thank Judietoo
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The Mulberry Row is on the Monticello estate. This is the area in which slaves lived and worked. As you walk along you can certainly imagine a hive of activity, as you see the remainder of kilns and gardens which at one point would have...More

1  Thank victorian986
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing look back in time on how a Southern Plantation functioned. With 135 of the 175 people living and working on the Monticello plantation being slaves, it’s a lesson in history that shouldn’t be overlooked. Whether you take the self directed or...More

Thank Brewpaul
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We took the guided tour of Mulberry Row on a very rainy day in June. The tour guide was very well informed and great enhanced our experience explaining many details about the lives of the slaves who lived on Jefferson's property. I highly recommend taking...More

Thank Dean S
Reviewed August 5, 2018

You will get the full experience only if you take the guided tour. It is included in the Day Pass for Monticello anyway. I think this really is place everybody needs to go because you will learn so much about history. Our tour guide was...More

Thank MarkusVi2
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The truth shall set you free and this is exactly what Monticello is finally coming forth. Walking the grounds on Mulberry Row should be done in a reflective fashion, listening to the voices that were forcibly silenced and removed.

Thank Esposa De C
Reviewed July 3, 2018

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

1  Thank Tracy S
Reviewed June 30, 2018

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 Sharon C
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No, it's included with the ticket for touring the house
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