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American Artifacts: James Madison's Montpelier

Montpelier Foundation President Michael Quinn

Montpelier Foundation President Michael Quinn

Orange, Virginia
Sunday, February 5, 2012

The twenty-six-hundred-acre estate of Montpelier was once home to the nation’s fourth president , James Madison and his wife Dolley. It lies about 90 miles south of the nation’s capital in Orange County, Virginia. American History TV visited the site for a tour with Michael Quinn, president of the private non-profit Montpelier Foundation that manages the property.

Updated: Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 11:21am (ET)

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