Margaret H. Jordan, Descendant of Former Madison Slave Paul Jennings, Join The Montpelier Foundation Board of Directors

Caroline Godfrey

February 25, 2015 - Margaret H. Jordan of Dallas, Texas, a direct descendant of James Madison’s enslaved manservant, Paul Jennings, has joined The Montpelier Foundation Board of Directors. 

Nancy N. Campbell, Dennis M. Campbell, Margaret H. Jordan, Alan Taylor Elected to Montpelier Foundation Board


February 6, 2015 - The Montpelier Foundation announces new members of the Board of Directors including Nancy N. Campbell, Dennis M. Campbell, Margaret H. Jordan, and Alan Taylor.

The Archaeology Department Heads to Seattle!!

Terry P. Brock

December 31, 2014 - Next week, Montpelier's Archaeology Department will head to Seattle, Washington to participate in the Society for Historical Archaeology Annual Meetings!

Thank You For A Remarkable Year

Kat Imhoff

December 29, 2014 - Kat Imhoff, President & CEO of The Montpelier Foundation, sends thanks and best wishes to our supporters for the New Year.

Metal Detecting the Madison Stable

Matthew Reeves

November 26, 2014.  Our most recent metal detector expedition conducted a survey at the area shown on the 1837 insurance map as being the location for the Madison-era stable.  We had some fantastic more to see what we found!

The Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution Uses Seminar to Educate on Slavery

Caroline Godfrey

November 13, 2014 - Course will examine history of slavery in America and arc of American citizenship.

Africa's Young Leaders: Recognizing Women's Potential

Joan Wadelton - Former Foreign Service Officer

On July 7, 2014, I had the pleasure of leading a discussion on the evolving roles of women in sub-Saharan Africa with 25 participants in the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).*

Garden Club of America Recognizes Sandy Mudrinich

Kat Imhoff

The Garden Club of America awards Sandy Mudrinich the Zone VII Horticulture Commendation for her 30 years of stewardship of the gardens and grounds at Montpelier. 

Exhibit Commemorates 80th Running of the Montpelier Hunt Races

Caroline Godfrey

November 1, 2014 - Montpelier celebrates 80th running of the Montpelier Hunt Races with duPont tribute. New exhibit features equestrian legacy of Montpelier estate and steward.

Constitution Day 227

Kat Imhoff

September 17, 2014 - Today on National Constitution Day, we honor James Madison, Father of the Constitution and Architect of the Bills of Rights, for his leadership in the Constitution’s creation.