Archaeology Site Locationat James Madison's Montpelier
Archaeologist rely on a number of techniques and methods to locate potential excavation sites. Techniques covered in this workshop will include remote sensing (GPR and LiDAR), STP (Shovel Test Pit) survey, and metal detecting. We welcome anyone who is interested in learning about this important phase of the archaeological process.
Decorative Arts House Tour at James Madison's Montpelier
Explore the Madisons' home and furnishings! Go behind the scenes with Montpelier's curatorial staff, learning about the Madisons' domestic spaces and how the made the decisions to furnish and refurnish.
With a nod to conservation and preserving the rural flavor of the land, this driving tour takes visitors from the countryside to Main Street. From rolling hills and pastures, it is a short drive to Historic Gordonsville, where The Exchange Hotel serves as Tour Headquarters.
Join Hammerstone, Chateau Merrillanne, Castle Gruen, Wilderness Run, Revalation, and Honah Lee at Mountain Run Winery on April 18th, 2020 from noon to 6:00 pm for the third annual Montpelier Wine Trail Spring Wine Festival.