In 2018, the archaeology department conducted excavations looking for a series of tree plantings next to James Madison’s home.
The objects in John Payne Todd’s room reflect his time in France.
Ohio State University students connect the present to the past at Montpelier
When a Madison object turns up on “Antiques Roadshow,” it’s time to do some research.
Read about the Madison family furniture in John Payne Todd’s bedchamber.
The federal census is a starting point, but there are challenges for tracing African American genealogy prior to 1870.
Learn how we uncovered the story of a curious set of Marion duPont Scott’s riding clothes.
Going beyond Madison, the Icon
How do we know John Payne Todd’s room had blue wallpaper and red textiles?
Ever wonder how architectural historians do their work?