Event — Montpelier: James and Dolley Madison’s Home

Civil War Trail & Freedman’s Farm Walking Tour

Where: James Madison’s Montpelier

11350 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957

When: Saturday, October 15, 2016, 2:00 pm

Details: Walk in the footsteps of McGowan’s Brigade on Montpelier’s Civil War Trail, carving a path through archaeological remains of this Confederate winter camp to a reconstructed camp street. Conclude at the cabin and farm of the George Gilmore, born into slavery at Montpelier in 1810 and turned farmer and landowner after Emancipation, on the site of an abandoned Confederate hut.

Cost: Free

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