For several decades after the Revolution, Paul Revere was as famous for his church bells as for his midnight ride. His role as a horse-...
On June 17, 1885, a French ship, the Isère, arrived in New York Harbor laden with very special cargo—more than 200 crates filled with...
As the museum's social media manager, I get to see many snapshots our visitors share on social media while they're here. Frequently...

Blog Posts in "Conserving Jefferson's Bible"

Paper repair
Editor’s note: This blog is the fifth in a series of posts about the Jefferson bible conservation project.After careful analysis, it was...
Editor's note: This blog is the fourth in a series of posts about the Jefferson bible conservation project.It is difficult to describe how...
Detail of Bible text
Editor's note: This blog is the third in a series of posts about the Jefferson Bible conservation project.The Life and Morals of Jesus...
Editor's note: This blog is the second in a series of posts about the Jefferson Bible conservation project.How does knowing how...
Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of posts about critical conservation work being conducted on the Jefferson Bible, a treasured...
Jefferson's Bible
You may have heard or noticed that Dan Brown’s latest novel, The Lost Symbol, features Horatio Greenough’s statue of George Washington...