Floor Closure

The second floor of the Museum will be closed Saturday, December 16.

Center for Women's History

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Joseph Wood, Dolley (Payne) Todd Madison, 1817. Oil on canvas. Virginia Historical Society, 1967.14.

Dolley Madison

Celebrated during her life for her wartime bravery and personal appeal, today the wife of the nation’s fourth president is recognized for her astute understanding of politics, and for her role in shaping a political culture in the capital city.

Creative: Tronvig Group