Who made Montpelier work? Enslaved people like Sawney, Ralph, Tony, Aleck, Sam, Moses, Paul, George, Reuben, Amy, and Hariot … just to name a few.
How James Madison advised George Washington during the Philadelphia Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793
James Madison had a sense of humor. (Really.)
This little-known young woman had a special place in Dolley Madison’s home and heart.
What exactly do we mean by letting an object “rest?” Read about two textile pieces coming off exhibit and why.
March 14 is Pi Day. Would James Madison have joined in the celebration?
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Learn how archaeologists figure out where to dig, and how you can help!
What is a pantograph and did Madison use one?
From Apples to Yams, it’s a harvest of research into foods grown by enslaved gardeners at Montpelier.