Visit Montpelier and Celebrate the Birthday of America's First "First Lady"

"Everyone loves Mrs. Madison" - Henry Clay

On May 20, we celebrate Dolley Madison's 249th birthday with free dessert in the Exchange Cafe (located in the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center). If you share Dolley's birthday or name, House tours are free! To learn more about Dolley, plan to take the "Dolley Madison and the Women of Montpelier" tour at 2 p.m. Be sure to stop by the Grills Gallery to peruse the Queen of Hearts: Dolley Madison in Popular Culture exhibition