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.
The ongoing task of preserving the duPont Family Scrapbooks.
Follow the paper trail as documents make their way to the archive, the auction house, or the incinerator.