Wednesday, September 21, 2011

A Freedman's Home

The Gilmore Farm in the Shadow of James Madison's Montpelier

This was George and Polly Gilmore's farm in the second half of the 19th century. Both George and Polly were born into slavery at James Madison's Montpelier. The Gilmore family lived here until the 1930's.

Thursday, September 15, 2011