How do we know John Payne Todd’s room had blue wallpaper and red textiles?
Ever wonder how architectural historians do their work?
Walk through our conservation process with Archaeology Lab Manager Ben Kirby!
The Madisons’ letters give a festive insight into their celebration of the Christmas season.
What can a Masonic Pipe Bowl tell us about enslaved African Americans?
Inspiring the questions, providing the answers.
Understanding overlooked buildings, and the dogs that called Montpelier home.
How did the curators know which paintings to hang?
Visitors’ accounts of Polly the parrot describe a bird who was both beautiful and bad-tempered.
The Montpelier Research Database has a place for missing letters … and sometimes the missing letters turn up.