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The Pink House

What is the Pink House? Nope, I am not talking about Barbie’s dream house, even though it may look similar....

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The Naming Project: Judy

James Madison received John as a gift from his father, along with John’s mother Sinar and his five siblings. John...

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Curatorial & Collections


Architecture & Historic Preservation

Photo: Kenton Rowe, courtesy of The Montpelier Foundation

Curatorial & Collections


Curatorial & Collections

Photo: Proun Design

Curatorial & Collections