What did the Archaeology Team find in the South Yard?
The Taylors and Stewarts were two married couples who were likely born at Montpelier and served the Madison family for decades.
Learn more about the interviews conducted with the Works Progress Administration and the images found that helped to shape the South Yard Dwellings at Montpelier.
We know enslaved cooks prepared food for the Madisons. How did the enslaved community cook and what did they eat themselves?
Work tools vs. leisure tools- what’s the difference?
How did we know what furniture to put into the enslaved dwellings at Montpelier?
Read about how silver in the Montpelier Collection is cleaned and care for in a special way.
What is a pantograph and did Madison use one?
Read about our first acquisition of 2019; Dolley Madison’s slippers
What is conservation and why is it done?