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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 was virtual.  Click Here to view the recording.

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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 24, 2021 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 Wednesday, April 28, 2021 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 November 14, 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the University of Mary Washington, Monroe Hall, Room 116.  The speaker will be Dr. John Ferling, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of West Georgia.  Dr. Ferling is an historian specializing in the American Revolution, and author of Apostles of Revolution.

Check back often for updates!