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Abigail Adams
Classroom meets historic site at Montpelier Mansion
Classroom meets historic site at Montpelier Mansion

A National Historic Landmark restored to its splendor in 1980, the original Montpelier Mansion now operates as a house museum run by Prince George's County Parks and Recreation for the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.  Part of a network of Laurel-based public educational resources, the mansion, in concert with the Friends of Montpelier volunteer organization, offers public tours, exhibits, festivals and tea. But museum staff have also designed education-focused interactive history programs targeted to families with small children and parents who homeschool their children. "We have so much here," said Ann...