James Monroe was born on April 28, 1758 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, son of Spence and Elizabeth Monroe.
Each year, the James Monroe Memorial Foundation celebrates the birth of President James Monroe at the Birthplace, located in Westmoreland County, Virginia. We hope that you will join us in remembering this great statesman.
The next celebration will be on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Birthplace located at 4460 James Monroe Highway, Colonial Beach, VA. The celebration begins at 10:30 a.m.. Preceding the celebration, on Friday, April 28, 2017 there will be a wreath-laying ceremony at 11:00 a.m. at the Hollywood Cemetery, 512 South Cherry St., Richmond, VA.
Please enjoy these images and memories from prior celebrations!