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Here are upcoming events sponsored by the James Monroe Memorial Foundation or one of our affiliated organizations.

Flag Ceremony at Fort Monroe


Each year, the James Monroe Memorial Foundation is proud to sponsor a Flag Ceremony at Fort Monroe in observance of the anniversary of the death of President James Monroe.

This year’s event will be held on Wednesday, July 4th, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Flagstaff Bastion near the Casemate Museum, 20 Bernard Road, Fort Monroe, VA.

Light refreshments follow the presentation, which is free and open to the public.

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Birthday Celebration

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 20, 2019 at the Birthplace located  at 4460 James Monroe Highway, Colonial Beach, VA.  The celebration begins at 10:30 a.m. and the event is free.

Memorial Celebration

Each year, the James Monroe Memorial Foundation honors President James Monroe with a grave site memorial celebration in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. We hope that you will join us in remembering this great statesman.

The next celebration will be on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the the Hollywood Cemetery, 512 South Cherry St., Richmond, VA. The event is free and open to the public.


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Monroe Lecture

Each year, the James Monroe Memorial Foundation in cooperation with the University of Mary Washington sponsors a Monroe Lecture on topics of interest relating to President James Monroe.

The next lecture will be on Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7:00 PM at Monroe Hall, Room 116, University of Mary Washington.  The speaker will be Dr. Joanne B. Freeman, Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University.  Her talk is entitled, “Dirty, Nasty Politics in James Monroe’s America.”  Open to the public.  For more information, click here.

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