Montpelier Welcomes BBQ Exchange

Caroline Godfrey

August 7, 2014 - The BBQ Exchange of Gordonsville brings destination dining to Montpelier's Visitor Center. 

Montpelier Focused on Africa's Success

Caroline Godfrey

July 4, 2014 - White House-backed group to study Madisonian concepts of government.

DC and VA Civics Teachers Convene at Montpelier for Professional Development Seminar

Caroline Godfrey

June 25, 2014 - Award-winning civics curriculum training at Montpelier’s Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution to be led by University of Richmond Professor of Law Henry L. Chambers, Jr.

Richmond’s Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Ranks Third in National Civics Competition

Caroline Godfrey

May 1, 2014 - Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies of Richmond, Virginia places third in the 27th Annual We the People National Finals.

James Madison's Books and Reading

Ralph Ketcham, Ph.D.

April 24 - Professor of History and Political Science Emertitus at Syracuse University, foremost biographer of James Madison, and founding member of The Montpelier Foundation, Ralph Ketcham, Ph.D., shares insight and reflections on the significance of James Madison's library.

 

White House Taps University of Virginia, William & Mary, Presidential Homes to Support New Africa Initiative

The Montpelier Foundation

March 14 - The Obama administration has selected the Presidential Precinct, comprising of the University of Virginia, Morven, William & Mary, Monticello, Montpelier, and Ash-Lawn Highland in Virginia, to support a new initiative aimed at propelling economic growth, prosperity and democracy in Africa.

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.

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