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Allison Metcalf

The 5,000-acre Monticello plantation was home to Thomas Jefferson --- University founder and third U.S. president.

Monticello pilot program offers free tours to U.Va. and PVCC students

Students with valid IDs can reserve free tickets for either the self-guided tour or the Gardens and Grounds pass — which typically cost $22 and $32 per adult, respectively. Through the experience, tourists can learn about Thomas Jefferson, the ideas of freedom and the realities of slavery in the United States.

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