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Collections Care Series

Curatorial & Collections
Collections Care Series

Montpelier’s Hidden Sites of Labor

Archaeology
Montpelier’s Hidden Sites of Labor

Public Archaeology at Montpelier

Archaeology
Public Archaeology at Montpelier

Paul Jennings Memoir

Research
Paul Jennings Memoir

National Summit on Teaching Slavery

Education & Visitor Engagement, Rubric
National Summit on Teaching Slavery

LEARN Log Cabin Workshop

Archaeology, Architecture & Preservation
LEARN Log Cabin Workshop

Furnishing the Madison Dining Room

Curatorial & Collections
Furnishing the Madison Dining Room

Researching with the MRD

Research
Researching with the MRD
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