Photos of Monticello's Underground Areas

Windows like this one run along one side of the basement rooms. See photo on right.

A high-tech film crew works in Monticello's basement kitchen. 

Interpretive displays take shards and pieces of household items from Jefferson's birthplace and match them with existing pieces.

A display of nails and ironworking tools.

An excavated spoon (right) and a complete original.

Credits and Resources
More photos: 
Monticello's Underground Areas
Monticello's Grapes
Monticello's Gardens
Jefferson's Grave

Swan Harbor Vineyard Groundbreaking Part One

Swan Harbor Vineyard Groundbreaking Part Two

Basement windows are protected by arched brickwork and reflect the arched windows of the above ground rooms.

The underground passageway is reinforced in places by brick bulwarks.

An empty basement storeroom.

A privy--complete with wooden seat with a hole in it.

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