Birthplace of James Monroe
April 28, 1758 - July 4, 1831
Declares the Americas no longer subject to European colonization.
Erected 1993 by Northern Neck Auxiliary to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7167, Warsaw; other contributors: Northern Neck V.F.W. Post 7167, William L. Cooper Memorial V.F.W. Post 10574, Ladies Auxiliary to V.F.W. Post 10574, Colonial Beach.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #05 James Monroe series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 28, 1875.
Location. 38° 14.525′ N, 76° 59.422′ W. Marker is near Colonial Beach, Virginia, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on James Monroe Highway (Virginia Route 205), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonial Beach VA 22443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Monroe (here, next to this marker); Birthplace of Monroe (here, next to this marker); Virginia's Northern Neck
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2008, by Gary D. Carter of King George, Virginia. This page has been viewed 4,791 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 5, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 2. submitted on September 23, 2008, by Gary D. Carter of King George, Virginia. 3. submitted on September 19, 2008, by Gary D. Carter of King George, Virginia. 4. submitted on September 24, 2008, by Gary D. Carter of King George, Virginia. 5. submitted on October 23, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 6. submitted on June 1, 2018. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.