The Constitution: What Americans Really Know

Communications Department

September 18, 2013 - Montpelier celebrates the 226th anniversary of the U.S Constitution in nation's capitol at the annual "State of the Constitution Lecture: What Americans Really Know," hosted in collaboration with the National Archives.

226 Years Later, The Constitution Still Works

Kat Imhoff

September 17, 2013 - The Constitution is old—really old.  All of the men who spent the summer of 1787 behind closed doors in Philadelphia, debating and drafting, are like Roman demigods- and that is due, with good reason, to a reputation-lifting mythology that endows all of our founding fathers. 

Montpelier Celebrates New Archaeological Discoveries

Caroline Godfrey

July 30, 2013 - New Evidence of Field Slave Quarters Contributes to Unprecedented Portrait of Enslaved Life. 

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