An array of serene gardens and attractions designed to honor the legacy of Thomas Jefferson

Greene County's Front Door

Greene County's Front Door

Located in Jefferson, Iowa, the Gardens bring to life the prairies that welcomed Lewis and Clark explorers and early settlers, heritage plants from Monticello, farming practices of Thomas Jefferson’s time, outdoor musical instruments to experience, a children’s garden, and so much more.

of Greene County, Iowa

Thomas Jefferson Gardens

Welcome to

Catch a sneak peek of what you'll find when you take a step through Greene County's Front Door.

Explore the gardens

The Thomas Jefferson Gardens of Greene County was founded in 2010 to establish an educational, as well as cultural attraction to recognize the many influences Jefferson had on our country.

Honoring Jefferson's legacy through the Gardens

There are many ways to get involved. Help us to keep our gardens beautiful and growing!

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