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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Thomas Jefferson Architect
1760/00/00 James Madison Sr Home Construction begins on the oldest part of the current Montpelier mansion
1783/00/00 Nelly Madison Hite Bride Eleanor Madison marries Isaac Hite
1783/00/00 Isaac Hite Jr Groom Eleanor Madison marries Isaac Hite
1824/11/11 Dolley Madison Hostest Marquis de Lafayette stays with the Madisons "where he received the limit of hospitality" Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1824/11/11 James Madison Host Marquis de Lafayette stays with the Madisons "where he received the limit of hospitality" Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1824/11/11 Marquis de Lafayette Guest of Honor Marquis de Lafayette stays with the Madisons "where he received the limit of hospitality" Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1825/08/00 James Madison Host Marquis de Lafayette returns to Montpelier where he visits with 104 year old, retired slave, Granny Milly, her daughters and granddaughters (the youngest was 70). Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1825/08/00 Dolley Madison Hostest Marquis de Lafayette returns to Montpelier where he visits with 104 year old, retired slave, Granny Milly, her daughters and granddaughters (the youngest was 70). Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1825/08/00 Marquis de Lafayette Guest of Honor Marquis de Lafayette returns to Montpelier where he visits with 104 year old, retired slave, Granny Milly, her daughters and granddaughters (the youngest was 70). Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1836/06/28 James Madison Final Resting Place Died Death of James Madison
1844/00/00 Dolley Madison Home Dolley Madison sells Montpelier and returns to Washington, DC
1858/01/12 Dolley Madison In Memoriam Dolley Madison is buried at Montpelier Funeral for Dolley Madison
1901/00/00 William du Pont Owner William and Annie duPont purchase Montpelier.
1920/00/00 Charles F Gillette Landscape Architect Marion duPont Scott commissions landscape architect Charles Gillette to design several perennial beds for the Annie duPont Garden, 1920s

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Particulars for Montpelier:
Sight Category Historic District
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling
Crime Slavery



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 66000843
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Jefferson,Thomas
Architectural Style: No style listed
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark, National Landmark boundary approved
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Politics-government
Applicable Criteria: Person
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1760, 1836
Associated People: Madison,James
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling

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