Share 'Remains of James Madison's Chess Set Discovered'
Two pawns thought to be from a chess set having belonged to James Madison (4th President) have been discovered during excavation of his 18th century estate, Monteplier, in Virginia. Madison and Thomas Jefferson are known to have engaged in many chess games with each other there.
Per the article:
"Montpelier archaeology director Matthew Reeves called the pieces a treasure that reflects Madison's…
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