Inauguration Week: Bus Trip to Montpelier

Sat, 16 Mar 2013 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Montpelier, home of President and Mrs. James Madison
Time:       10:00am-2:00pm

This event is open to the public but you must have a confirmed reservation prior to the event.

Please fill out the registration form to reserve your seat for this trip.

Celebrate the 262nd birthday of the Father of the Constitution. Saturday, March 16 is James Madison's birthday! To celebrate JMU will provide roundtrip transportation to Montpelier free of charge. Visit with Mr. and Mrs. Madison in their home throughout the day.

Also, attend a poignant wreath presentation ceremony in the Madison Family Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. that will also include President Alger.

There will be free admission to the property. If you wish to tour the house, there will be a reduced fee of $7.50 a person.

You may signup for and purchase box lunches, $15.24 each or you can bring your own picnic lunch. 

Approximate time frame:
Depart JMU on buses at 8:00am, arrive at Montpelier at 10:00am
Tour the house, grounds and have lunch, then attend the 1:30 ceremony and depart around 2:00pm

Participants are welcome to drive on their own to Montpelier. Please be sure to reserve your ticket for the tour of the home and order your boxed lunch. If you are planning to drive yourself, please register here.