Research Programs: State and Local and Regional Studies

Period of Performance

3/1/1981 - 2/28/1983

Funding Totals

$140,000.00 (approved)
$140,000.00 (awarded)

Monticello Black life/Craft History Archaeological Project

FAIN: RS-*0314-81

Monticello (Charlottesville, VA 22902-0316)
William M. Kelso (Project Director: March 1980 to October 1990)

To support archaeological excavation of slave quarters, slave burial grounds, and manufacturing sites at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. The project will result in published reports, exhibits and on-site interpretation for the mansion's 450,000 annual visitors.