Montpelier - Orange, Virginia. Home of James Madison

Montpelier - Orange, Virginia. Home of James Madison

Montpelier, Orange, Virginia was the plantation estate of the prominent Madison family of Virginia including Founding Father and fourth President of the United States, James Madison. In 1723, James Madison's grandfather received a patent for 4,675 acres in the Piedmont area of Virginia. President Madison's father, James Sr. built the original house which is the heart of the structure today. James and Dolly Madison supervised the building of several large additions to the home.

Montpelier, Orange, Virginia was the plantation estate of the prominent Madison family of Virginia including Founding Father and fourth President of the United States, James Madison. In 1723, James Madison's grandfather received a patent for 4,675 acres in the Piedmont area of Virginia. President Madison's father, James Sr. built the original house which is the heart of the structure today. James and Dolly Madison supervised the building of several large additions to the home.

James Madison's Montpelier in Charlottesville, VA, has more than 2,000 acres of rolling hills and manicured gardens

James Madison's Montpelier in Charlottesville, VA, has more than 2,000 acres of rolling hills and manicured gardens

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