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. 

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).

The Montpelier Foundation’s Board of Directors Welcomes Frank Qiu and Robert A. Leath

Communications Department

November 7, 2013 - The Montpelier Foundation announced the appointment of two new trustees to its Board of Directors: Frank Qiu of Richmond, Virginia and Robert A. Leath of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

The Future of Civic Education

Communications Department

November 5, 2013 - On November 3 and 4, the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier hosted a strategic planning summit with Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, her iCivics organization, university presidents, and thought leaders from across the nation. Participants discussed how technology can be leveraged to reach both young and adult learners with the goal of inspiring them to be active, engaged citizens.

French Middle School Students Commemorate the Emancipation Proclamation at Montpelier

Caroline Godfrey

October 18, 2013 - French middle school delegation, hosted by Buford Middle School in Charlottesville, Virginia, visits Montpelier with film crew in tow. 

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