Gilmore Cabin

Venue
James Madison's Montpelier
Address
11407 Constitution Highway
Montpelier Station, VA 22957
Region Central Virginia
Locality Orange
Phone: (540) 672-2728
Website www.montpelier.org

Enter the home of George Gilmore, born into slavery at Montpelier in 1810, and visualize the life he and his wife Polly  built for their family after Emancipation. This free tour highlights the continuing struggle for African Americans during Reconstruction and the Gilmore family's eventual ownership of the land and citzenship. Free admission. Located on Rt. 20 across from the main entrance to James Madison's Montpelier. 




Last Updated: 2/27/2013 1:23 PM
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