Colonial and Early American
Architecture Gallery One

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Front elevation of James Madison's home.  The house was enlarged significantly by William du Pont, Sr. after 1901. Oblique rear elevation.  Madison was born here.  The estate was first settled by his grandparents. Center portion of rear elevation.  This is probably part of the original Madison house.
? Architect
Montpelier. begun 1723
near Orange, Virginia
? Architect
Montpelier. begun 1723
near Orange, Virginia
? Architect
Montpelier. begun 1723
near Orange, Virginia

"The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted."

- James Madison,  from an unknown source found on the Internet.


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