January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017
When: Open Saturday-Sunday, 11am-5pm
Details: Enter the home of George Gilmore, born into slavery at Montpelier in 1810, and visualize the life he built for his family after Emancipation. This self-guided tour highlights the continuing struggle for African Americans during Reconstruction and the Gilmore family’s eventual ownership of the land and citizenship.
The Gilmore Cabin is open to visitors every Saturday and Sunday, April – October, from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Located on Rt. 20 across from Montpelier’s main entrance.
Admission is free.