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Category: Historic Places

James and Dolley Madison at Montpelier

My favorite stop on this year’s presidential tour was Montpelier, home of James and Dolley Madison.  Located a few miles outside of Orange, Virginia along Constitution Highway, Montpelier was the […]

Jefferson, Monroe, Grant, and…..

Monticello High atop Montalto mountain sits Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s neoclassical, Palladian mansion, the centerpiece of his once 5,000-acre tobacco and mixed crop plantation.  Located outside of Charlottesville, Monticello offers extensive […]