History lessons: Former presidents’ homes aren’t shying away from their past with slavery


Mulberry Row, which runs for 1,000 feet alongside the main house at Monticello, was the center of slavery and plantation life at the home of Thomas Jefferson—he owned more than 600 slaves. Photo: Stephen Barling

Support C-VILLE Weekly

C-VILLE Weekly is Charlottesville’s leading newspaper. Founded in 1989, it’s been the area’s local source for informative (and informed) stories in news, arts, and living for more than 26 years.

UP NEXT

Carnival swindle

Guillermo Del Toro’s Nightmare Alley turns terror into silly excess

Between the frames

New City artist-in-residence unveils first solo show

Tasty moves

Bonding in the new year through brews, the Bahamas, Brazos, and Basan

Pick: Dopapod

Dance and repeat: Progressive rock band Dopapod does everything with intention. The palindrome-loving group’s members...

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Carnival swindle

Guillermo Del Toro’s Nightmare Alley turns terror into silly excess

Between the frames

New City artist-in-residence unveils first solo show

Tasty moves

Bonding in the new year through brews, the Bahamas, Brazos, and Basan

Pick: Dopapod

Dance and repeat: Progressive rock band Dopapod does everything with intention. The palindrome-loving group’s members...