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Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James Monroe

 
 
James Monroe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
1. James Monroe Marker
Inscription.
Born in Westmoreland County 28” April 1758.
Died in the City of New York 4“ July 1831.
By order of the General Assembly, his remains were removed to this cemetery 5” July 1858 as an evidence of the affection of Virginia for her good and honored son.
 
Erected 1858 by State of Virginia.
 
Location. 37° 32.027′ N, 77° 27.417′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of S. Cherry Street and Albemarle Street. Click for map. Marker is in Hollywood cemetery, within the President's Circle. Marker is at or near this postal address: 412 S. Cherry Street, Richmond VA 23220, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Monroe Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Native American Fishing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hollywood Rapids (approx. 0.3 miles away); Quarry Equipment (approx. 0.3 miles away); Quarry Pond (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Power of Moving Water (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Belle Isle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Belle Isle Prison Camp Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .
1. The White House
Marker in Hollywood Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
2. Marker in Hollywood Cemetery
James Monroe was originally buried in the churchyard of St. Marks in-the-Bowery in New York City. He was later reinterred in his home state of Virginia.
. Biography of James Monroe. (Submitted on May 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. History of Hollywood Cemetery. (Submitted on May 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Persons
 
Presidents Circle in Hollywood Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
3. Presidents Circle in Hollywood Cemetery
Presidents Circle is so-named because Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler were laid to rest here. Monroe's grave is the "bird cage" in the foreground, while Tyler's is the obelisk in the background.
James Monroe image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 31, 2014
4. James Monroe
This ca. 1817 portrait of James Monroe by Gilbert Stuart hangs in the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.
Hollywood Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
5. Hollywood Cemetery
The James Monroe marker can be seen in the background of this photo of Presidents Circle.
President Monroe's Tomb, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va. image. Click for full size.
By Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME.
6. President Monroe's Tomb, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
VCU Libraries Digital Collections - Rarely Seen Richmond
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,038 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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