Event — Montpelier: James and Dolley Madison’s Home

The Great Beyond: Cemetery Archaeology Walking Tour

Where: James Madison’s Montpelier

11350 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957

When: Saturday, October 28, 2017 | 1:00 pm

Tour the Madison and slave cemeteries with a Montpelier archaeologist. Duration: 1 hour


The Montpelier Archaeology Department is holding a series of monthly tours that highlight the many different components of the archaeological discovery process, including Locating, Excavating, Analyzing, and Reconstructing archaeological sites on the property. On these tours, you will see sites that have been located by the archaeology department, and explore the ongoing excavations and analysis being conducted by our staff!

Hallowed Ground

Learn how archaeologists identify, commemorate, and preserve burials and grave makers.

Cost: Free

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