Wagon Rides

Ellen Blackmon

April 12, 2013 - The “Percherons of Montpelier” have arrived and will be offering wagon rides to guests, Thursday - Sunday, departing from the visitor center every half hour.

Montpelier's Inaugural Homeschool Day

Ellen Blackmon

When Dolley Madison’s good friend, the author Margaret Bayard Smith, visited Montpelier in 1809, Dolley asked Margaret why she hadn’t brought her children to visit, too. Margaret said she feared inconveniencing the Madisons, to which Dolley responded with a laugh, “I should not have known they were here, among all the rest, for at this moment we have only three and twenty in the house.”