June 25, 2022

Hanna Pens Column on Montpelier in Washington Post

Professor of Geography Stephen Hanna

Professor of Geography Stephen Hanna

Professor of Geography Stephen P. Hanna, Derek H. Alderman and Amy E. Potter, co-authors of “Remembering Enslavement: Reassembling the Southern Plantation Museum,” penned an op-ed in The Washington Post entitled, Changes at Montpeiler Work Against Repairing the Wounds of Slavery.

As scholars who have conducted research at Montpelier, we are saddened and angered by the Montpelier Foundation’s withdrawal from its power-sharing agreement with the Montpelier Descendants Committee as well as by the firing of dedicated and talented staff who worked diligently to tell a more inclusive account of American history. Read more.