Orange County, Virginia, President James Madison

Montpelier – President James Madison’s Residence In Orange County, Virginia

In 1764, James Madison, Senior, father of President James Madison, built the Montpelier house in Orange County, Virginia. James Madison Junior, the Fourth President of the United States, was born at Port Conway, Virginia, Bear Fredericksburg, and grew up at the Montpelier home. Madison would take ownership of the house after his parents passing and lived with his wife Dolly Madison at the home.

In modern times, the Montpelier house has been restored to its original condition.

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