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 tour begins at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center.


Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Time: 2:30pm

Cost: free

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


More Info: (540) 672-2728