Grateful American® Foundation

James and Dolley Madison’s Montpelier, Orange VA

This well-preserved 2,650-acre estate in Orange County, Virginia, was the lifelong home of James Madison. Its history begins with settlement by James Madison’s grandfather in the 1720s, and includes slaves who worked and lived on the plantation, Civil War soldiers who encamped on the property, and a freedman’s family who lived and farmed here after Emancipation.

Location Information


11350 Constitution Highway
Montpelier Station, VA 22957

540-672-2728, x450


March 31 – November 19:00 am - 5:00 pm
Other Months10 am - 4 pm

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