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Near Aldie in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

President Monroe’s Home

 
 
President Monroe's Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 22, 2007
1. President Monroe's Home Marker
Inscription. The house to the North is Oak Hill. Designed by Thomas Jefferson for James Monroe, it was built about 1823. Monroe lived there for some years.
 
Erected 1938 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number F 4.)
 
Location. 38° 58.515′ N, 77° 37.336′ W. Marker is near Aldie, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is at the intersection of James Monroe Highway (U.S. 15) and John Mosby Highway (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling north on James Monroe Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aldie VA 20105, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mother of Stonewall Jackson (here, next to this marker); Battle of Aldie (approx. one mile away); Lee Moves North Again (approx. one mile away); Aldie Mill (approx. one mile away); Mt. Zion Church (approx. one mile away); Mercer’s Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); Snickersville Turnpike (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Aldie (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Aldie.
 
Regarding President Monroe’s Home. Oak Hill is a private residence about 1.5 miles North of the marker location.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable PersonsPatriots & Patriotism
 
Two Markers North of Gilbert's Corner, VA image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 22, 2007
2. Two Markers North of Gilbert's Corner, VA
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,567 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Pictures of Oak Hill. • Picture of the DAR Commemmorative Plaque at Oak Hill. • Can you help?
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