Montpelier Hosts Presidential Birthday Celebration

Caroline Godfrey

March 13, 2014 - Montpelier celebrates 263rd birthday anniversary of James Madison with United States Marine Corps, Honor Guard, and remarks by Michael Signer, Ph.D. 

Montpelier Archaeology Hosts Public Workshop to Rebuild 19th century Slave Cabin

Caroline Godfrey

February 6, 2014 - Montpelier Archaeology hosts log cabin workshop to reconstruct a 19th century slave cabin that was discovered in the 2010 Stable Quarter excavation. 

District winners advance to state level in Virginia’s ‘We the People’ competition

Caroline Godfrey

February 4, 2014 - Students study for months to defend knowledge of Constitution, Bill of Rights; advance to state-wide competitions on February 7–8 in Williamsburg, VA. 

Paul Jennings' Memoirs Added to ConText

Caroline Godfrey

February 1, 2014 - James Madison’s Montpelier celebrates Black History Month with the addition of an online, annotated version of Paul Jennings’ personal memoir, A Colored Man’s Reminiscences of James Madison, the first “insider’s memoir” of life in the White House.

Capstone in Montpelier Restoration Acheived with the Refurnishing of Mr. Madison's Library

Caroline Godfrey

January 15, 2014 - Join us on Presidents’ Day, February 17 for the grand opening of James Madison's refurnished library with book signing by Dr. Myron Magnet, author of The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817, and specialty tours about Madison and the Constitution. 

Winter Landscapes at Montpelier

Sandy Mudrinich, Montpelier Horticulture

January 13, 2014 - Winter is a humble season. No frills. No distractions. No nonsense. A black and white season. We invite you discover the peace and serenity that envelopes Montpelier at this time of year as winter exposes and enhances the ever-present beauty of this compelling landscape.

Deck the Halls with Rings and Thimbles

James Madison's Montpelier

December 23, 2013 - In this season of giving, Montpelier shares with you some of our favorite gifts and treasures!

James Madison's Montpelier Joins Globe in Celebrating the Life of Nelson Mandela

Communications Department

December 6, 2013 - The Montpelier Foundation celebrates the life of South Africa’s former President, Nelson Mandela.  

Burmese Officials Look to Madison for Constitutional Reform Process

Caroline Godfrey

December 4, 2013 - Montpelier’s Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution hosts workshop on federalism and constitutional reform processes for delegation from Burma (Myanmar).

With Thanks From Montpelier

Kat Imhoff

November 26, 2013 - In the First Presidential Thanksgiving Proclamation in 1789, George Washington gave thanks "for the peaceable and rational manner” in which our Constitution was achieved. In great part, he was thanking his friend James Madison, Father of the Constitution.

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