South Yard

Research & Collections

Located south of the Mansion, this area included a portion of the Mansion’s formal grounds, or curtilage, in addition to three duplex-style living quarters for the Madisons’ domestic servants, an exterior kitchen, and two smokehouses.

You may also be interested in what archaeologists found in the South Yard during:

Image Rendered by Chad Keller, Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, University of Virginia


South Yard

This computer-generated rendering of the South Yard is based on archaeological evidence and an 1837 insurance map.