Near Colonial Beach in Westmoreland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Birthplace of James Monroe
July 4, 1831
Fifth president of the
United States 1817- 1825
Governor of Virginia
1799 and 1811
Proclaimed the Monroe Doctrine
December 2, 1823
Declares the Americas
no longer subject to
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Monroe (here, next to this marker); Birthplace of Monroe (here, next to this marker); Soldier - Statesman President James Monroe (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonial Beach Roll of Honor (approx. 1.7 miles away); Charles B. Smith (approx. 3.3 miles away); History at Oak Grove (approx. 4.1 miles away); Westmoreland Association (approx. 4.1 miles away); Link to the World (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonial Beach.
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