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Colonial Beach in Westmoreland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Birthplace of James Monroe

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 4, 2021
1. Birthplace of James Monroe Marker
Inscription.  5th President of the United States, April 28, 1758.
 
Erected by Lettice Lee Chapter, National Society Colonial Dames of the XVII Century.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #05 James Monroe, and the The Colonial Dames of America, National Society of series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is April 28, 1758.
 
Location. 38° 14.491′ N, 76° 59.31′ W. Marker is in Colonial Beach, Virginia, in Westmoreland County. Marker can be reached from James Monroe Highway (Virginia Route 205) 0.3 miles north of Old Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4460 James Monroe Hwy, 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. Interpreting the Birthplace Site (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Idealist (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldier - Statesman President James Monroe (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthright and Beginnings
Birthplace of James Monroe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 4, 2021
2. Birthplace of James Monroe Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe's Childhood Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Service to the Commonwealth (about 300 feet away); Statesman at Home and Abroad (about 500 feet away); James Monroe Birthplace (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonial Beach.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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