Montpelier Descendants CommitteeAn independent organization acting as the official governing and representative body of the Montpelier Descendants Community as a co-steward of James Madison's Montpelier, as defined by The Rubric View the Rubric
EXCITING UPDATES FROM THE MDC!
In these monthly articles written by descendants we’ll explore themes and characters throughout history who have influenced the lives of those on our committee and African Americans in general. Some you’ve heard of, some you haven’t. Check back each month for a new article or read through the archives at your leisure.
The Montpelier Descendant Committee is made up of communities that span the Virginia Piedmont, the following map details some of the research we have conducted on our community homes. Scroll down to see more.
WHO WE ARE
The Montpelier Descendants Committee is a pending 501(c)3 organization that seeks to identify and create bridges to living descendants of the African American women and men who were enslaved at Montpelier and elsewhere in Orange County, Virginia. Beyond this, Montpelier researchers and scholars wish to expand the local, regional, and national African American community whose members identify and connect with the history of James Madison’s Montpelier.
The Montpelier Descendants Committee works with, and strives to enhance its continued engagement with James Madison’s Montpelier. Learn more about its relationship with the Montpelier Foundation here.