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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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April 28, 2011 Senator Mark Warner Recognizes Wreath Laying Ceremony

Senator Mark Warner

Please click here to read the complete letter from Senator Mark Warner in which he recognizes the efforts of the JMMF.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2011 01:58
 
April 18, 2011 1812 Commission Commemorates James Monroe's 253rd Birthday

War of 1812 LogoApril 18, 2011  -- Click Here for the complete press release.  The Honorable M. Kirkland Cox, Chairman of the Virginia Bicentennial of the American War of 1812 Commission, today announced that the Commission will commemorate the 253rd Birthday of President James Monroe, together with The James Monroe Memorial Foundation, with ceremonies in Richmond on Thursday, April 28, 2011, and in Westmoreland County on Saturday, April 30, 2011.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2011 01:57
 
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. 

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 May 2011 03:34
 
April 9, 2011 Governor McDonnell Declares April 28, 2011 to be James Monroe Day in Virginia

James Monroe Day 2011 ProclamationClick Here to view the proclamation recognizing April 28, 2011 as James Monroe Day in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Click Here to view the same proclamation on the Governor's website.

 

 
May 19, 2009 Monroe Birthplace Designs

Click here for a narrative on Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's Designs for the Monroe Birthplace.  Click the following pages to view the designs themselves:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7.

 
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