The Jefferson Legacy Foundation

“It is the manners and spirit of a people
 which preserve a republic in vigor.” 
— Thomas Jefferson


The Jefferson Legacy Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to celebrating, applying, and raising awareness of Thomas Jefferson's living legacy in a modern world. Jefferson's legacy includes models for:

  • civic responsibility 
  • active participation in society 
  • revitalization of democracy 
  • lifelong learning 
  • service to others
  • the pursuit of happiness. 

Our programs, publications, projects, and partnerships — designed to highlight fundamental ideals for our country--serve students and life-long learners of all ages; educators; scholars, academic and public historians; government and civic organizations; as well as historical societies and their members.

Quick Links

About Us

  • Mission Statement
  • Vision Statement
  • Board of Directors


  • Jefferson and Adams
  • Man of the Millennium
  • The Northern Journey 

Links and Downloads

  • Monticello 
  • Popular Forest
  • Presidential Precinct
  • Bill Barker's The Thomas Jefferson


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Jefferson Legacy Foundation

Post Office Box 76 Ripton, VT 05766