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  • Latest News: New Book on Pictorial Maps

    Designed to educate, amuse, or advertise, pictorial maps were a clever and colorful component of print culture in the mid-20th century, often overlooked in studies of cartography. A new book published by the Library of Congress in association with the University of Chicago Press, “Picturing America: The Golden Age of...

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March 8, 2011 Wreath Laying Invitation Available

Click here for an invitation to attend the ceremonies honoring the 253rd birthday of Fifth President James Monroe with a wreath laying ceremony on April 28th, 2011 at 11:00 AM at the Hollywood Cemetery in the City of Richmond, and on April 30th, 2011 at 10:30 AM at the James Monroe Birthplace, 4460 James Monroe Highway, Colonial Beach, VA.