James Madison's Montpelier

This video originally aired on Sunday, February 5, 2012.

About This Video

Michael Quinn gave a tour of Montpelier, the home of James Madison, the fourth president of the United States, who is often called "the father of the U.S. Constitution." The home of James and Dolley Madison is located ninety miles south of the nation's capital. The 2,650 acre estate in Orange County, Virginia, is a property of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Keywords

History, Executive Branch, James Madison, American Artifacts

Related Subjects/Topics

  • U.S. History
  • The President
  • U.S. Constitution

Speakers

  • President of the Montpelier Foundation Michael Quinn