Charlottesville Welcome Book Winter 2016

Civil War Trail and Gilmore Farm Walking Tour - February 25, Saturday
James Madison's Montpelier.
Walk in the footsteps of McGowan's Brigade on Montpelier's Civil War Trail, carving a path through archaeological remains of this Confederate winter camp to a reconstructed camp street. Conclude at the cabin and farm of the George Gilmore, born into slavery at Montpelier in 1810 and turned farmer and landowner after Emancipation, on the site of an abandoned Confederate hut. Montpelier .  Directions: Tours begins in the parking lot across from the Montpelier Station Train Depot on Route 20 .  2pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-2728. 

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This season's wonderful getaway will be hosted by the following fine establishments:

      The Melting Pot        

   American Shakespeare Center            Valley Road Vineyards