Join archaeologists on an hour and a half walking tour to hidden parts of the plantation and learn how archaeology informs our understanding of the lives of those who lived and worked at Monticello. In honor of Black History Month, archaeologists will take visitors to various sites along the historic Fourth Roundabout and will end at recent excavations of a late-18th-century domestic site where enslaved agricultural laborers once lived.
Tour included with any ticketed tour admission; no separate reservations required. Tours will start at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. on February 17 and 18 and meet at the bronze Plantation Model near Monticello Farm Table café at the visitor center. Tours are dependent on weather and trail conditions.
Walk is approximately one mile round trip with some uneven terrain. Visitors should wear trail and weather-appropriate shoes and clothing. Not recommended for children under age 5.
Rain/Snow Plan: Event will be cancelled for inclement weather.