William (Billey) Gardner was enslaved and taken by James Madison to Philadelphia, where he was sold after getting too many ideas about liberty.
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.
Abby was enslaved by James Madison Sr. in the 1780s, according to tax records. The only other thing we know about her is that she wore a size 5 shoe.
What does archaeology tell us about how Black laborers enslaved by the Madisons took care of the health and well-being?
The Archaeology Team is starting to do survey at the Overseer’s House…and beginning our paperless system! Read to learn how you can follow along from home!
Celebratory messages from the Madisons and their well-wishers.
How Madison and his friends flocked to the cause of improving American wool.