Where: James Madison’s Montpelier
11350 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957
When: Saturday, January 14 – Monday, 16, 2017
After our annual respite for maintenance and restoration of the house and grounds, Montpelier opens its doors and welcomes you back!
Details: Montpelier is Offering Special Tours January 14-16
During Martin Luther King, Jr., Weekend, Montpelier will be offering tours every half hour from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Specialty tours include:
Saturday at 1 p.m.: “Journey from Slavery to Freedom” – Experience the African American transition from slavery to freedom. Visit sites and original structures that bring to life the generations of enslaved individuals who lived at Montpelier, and learn how citizenship in America evolved from slavery to Emancipation through Jim Crow to the present. Walking/driving tour.
Sunday and Monday at 1 p.m.: “Montpelier’s Enslaved Community” – This walking tour of significant sites examines the one of America’s largest paradoxes: a nation where “all men are created equal” built by those who are denied the exact freedoms they were laboring to establish.