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The Father of the Constitution has one of the most ambitious renovation projects, to get his home at Montpelier back to the status when James and Dolley Madison resided there. Learn about Madison’s pre-presidency, his tumultuous term, his enigmatic wife, and, of course, his mansion!
Be sure to check out James Madison’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “James Madison and Port Conway“!
James Madison’s Montpelier official website.
History of Montpelier from the Digital Montpelier Project.
James Madison’s Montpelier from the National Park Service.
Virtual Tour of Montpelier from Encyclopedia Virginia.
Ongoing battle between Madison Foundation and Descendants’ group, from Washington Post.
From My June 2017 Visit!
From My July 2010 Visit!
James Madison’s Home, Montpelier: 11350 Constitution Hwy, Montpelier Station, VA.