Journey from Slavery to Freedom Walking Tour at James Madison’s Montpelier


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. This walking and driving tour will visit sites of enslavement near the house as well as the Gilmore Cabin and the 1910 Train Depot. This guided tour begins at the 1 PM at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center.


 

Date: Saturday, February 18 & Sunday, February 19, 2017

Time: 1pm

Location: James Madison's Montpelier, 11350 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957

Website: http://www.montpelier.org/events

More Info: 540) 672-2728