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  • Latest News: Denis Johnson Awarded Prize for American Fiction

    Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today that Denis Johnson, author of the critically acclaimed collection of short stories “Jesus’ Son” and the novel “Tree of Smoke,” will posthumously receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction during the 2017 Library of Congress National Book Festival, Sept. 2.

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Memorial Celebrations

James Monroe Grave Site, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA

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 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the the Hollywood Cemetery, 512 South Cherry St., Richmond, VA. Preceding the memorial on Saturday, April 21, 2018, Monroe's 260th birthday will be honored at 10:30 am at his Birthplace located at 4460 James Monroe Highway, Colonial Beach, VA.

Please enjoy these images and memories from prior memorial celebrations!

Grand Master of Masons in Virginia, V. Stuart Cook

Click Here to view photographs of the 2017 Memorial Celebration

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Click Here to view photographs of the 2016 Memorial Celebration

Click Here to view Brigadier General Kurt J. Ryan's Remarks

Military Band Click Here to view photographs of the 2015 Memorial Celebration
Standing at Attention Click Here to view photographs of the 2014 Memorial Celebration
Click Here to view photographs of the 2013 Memorial Celebration

Click Here to view photographs of the 2012 Memorial Celebration.

Click Here to view photographs of the 2011 Memorial Celebration.

Click Here to view photographs of the 2010 Memorial Celebration.

Click Here to view photographs of the 2009 Memorial Celebration.

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Click Here to view a video of the 2008 Memorial Celebration.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 May 2017 19:08