2024 Annual Wreath Laying

On April 29, 2024 we continued the celebration of President James Monroe’s 266th Birthday with a wreath laying ceremony at his grave site in the Hollywood Cemetery of Richmond, VA. Thank you to David Botkins and Mike Frontiero for these photographs.

Recent Presentations

On January 27, 2024, Mark Walsh a JMMF Board Member, gave a presentation on the Monroe Doctrine to a joint meeting of the Norfolk Mace Chapter of the Daughters of American Colonists and the Fort Monroe Chapter or the Daughters of the War of 1812.

“The Benefit of Experience”

James Monroe & the 200th Anniversary of the Monroe Doctrine A presentation by Mark Walsh to the Norfolk Historical Society on November 9, 2023.

Virtual Program: “This Sets Our Compass” – The Making of the Monroe Doctrine

Join us on Thursday, November 9 at 1:00 p.m., as we welcome Tim McGrath, author of James Monroe: A Life, for a virtual program: “This Sets Our Compass”: The Making of the Monroe Doctrine. Through the lens of biography, McGrath will discuss the personal and political events leading to the 1823 announcement of what became the Monroe Doctrine. This virtual program is free …

The Jeffersonians: The Visionary Presidencies of Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe

Join historian and bestselling author Kevin R. C. Gutzman for the 2023 Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, 428 N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220. Before the consecutive two-term administrations of Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama, there had only been one other trio …

2023 Annual Wreath Laying

On April 28, 2023 we continued the celebration of President James Monroe’s 265th Birthday with a wreath laying ceremony at his grave site in the Hollywood Cemetery of Richmond, VA. Click Here for the day’s program. Click Here for a copy of the remarks given by Brigadier General Michael B. Lalor, 43rd Chief of Ordnance and Commandant, U.S. Army Ordnance …

2023 Annual Birthday Celebration

On April 22, 2023 we celebrated President James Monroe’s 265th Birthday at his newly reconstructed Birthplace in Westmoreland County, VA. Click Here for the day’s program. Pictures courtesy of William Thomas and Peter Broadbent

2022 Annual Wreath Laying

On April 28, 2022 we continued the celebration of President James Monroe’s 264th Birthday with a wreath laying ceremony at his grave site in the Hollywood Cemetery of Richmond, VA. Pictures courtesy of Michael Lyman and Peter Broadbent.