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?
Learn how the Collections Team organized and implemented the 2020 Complete Collections Inventory.
Take a look at how the last rooms of the House were furnished.
Read about how silver in the Montpelier Collection is cleaned and care for in a special way.
What exactly do we mean by letting an object “rest?” Read about two textile pieces coming off exhibit and why.