Gathering 2014, July 18 -20, 2014
As part of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation's continuing exploration of slavery at Monticello, The Monticello Community has been invited to participate in the opening of the reinterpreted Mulberry Row, celebrating the culmination of years of excavation and research. This also builds off of Gathering I in July 2007. We will once again be based at the Omni Hotel.
Registration at the Omni
Welcome reception at University of Virginia.
Saturday's activities are centered around continued community building.
Following up on the success of the Resource Room at our last Gathering, we will be having a Resource Room this year located in the Monroe room at the Omni.
Keynote Speak - TBA
A buffet lunch will be served at the Omni. This is a chance to further meet other members of the Community in an informal fashion.
Break-out meetings of family and interest groups. Meeting rooms at the Omni.
Reception on the West Lawn at Monticello
Morning service in the parking lot adjacent to the slave graveyard, Monticello.
Business Meeting, Monticello Visitor's Center
Arriving by air:
Charlottesville is served by the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO), Washington Dulles International (IAD), National (DCA) & Richmond International (RIC).
Arriving by train:
Amtrak serves Charlottesville, Washington, DC and Richmond
Arriving by car:
Charlottesville is 2.5 hours from Washington, DC and 1 hour from Richmond.