James Madison's Slaves

James Madison, the fourth president of the United States, owned about a hundred slaves at Montpelier, his forty-six-hundred-acre estate in… read more

James Madison, the fourth president of the United States, owned about a hundred slaves at Montpelier, his forty-six-hundred-acre estate in Orange County, Virginia, 90 miles south of the nation’s capital.

Matthew Reeves gave a tour of an archaeological project investigating the slave quarters at James Madison’s Montpelier. The three year archaeology project was jointly funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Montpelier Foundation. close

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Location:
Montpelier Station, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 11, 2012
Last Aired:
Jun 10, 2012

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  • Mar 11, 2012 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2012 | 9:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 17, 2012 | 3:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 18, 2012 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 09, 2012 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 10, 2012 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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