Excavate: Archaeology Expedition at Montpelier
- Dates: October 6, 2018
- Location: James Madison's Montpelier
- Address: 11350 Constitution Hwy, Montpelier Station, VA 22957
- Phone: (540) 672-2728
- Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
- Price: Free
- Website: Click to Visit Excavate: Archaeology Expedition at Montpelier
Peel back 250 years of landscaping, one layer at a time, to learn how the grounds of Montpelier became a trove of champion trees and unique plantings, cultivated with great care and attention over generations of preservation.
Begins at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center.
Dive into the history of American democracy at Montpelier, home of James and Dolley Madison - Father of the Constitution, Architect of the Bill of Rights, and America’s 1st First Lady. It was at Montpelier where Madison studied 400 years of democracies past to create the U.S. Constitution, one of the most important political documents ever written.... more