James Monroe

James Monroe (HM7PJ)

Location: Colonial Beach, VA 22443 Westmoreland County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 14.525', W 76° 59.422'

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1758 - 1831

Soldier * Patriot * Statesman
This marks the birthplace of James Monroe, April 28, 1758
Westmoreland County, Virginia

Attended college of William & Mary; Officer, Continental Army, American Revolution; Married Elizabeth Kortright, 1786; US Senator; Minister Plenipotentiary to France and then to England; Represented the United States in Spain; Governor of Virginia; Signed treaty of Louisiana Purchase; Negotiated to acquire Florida; Secretary of State; Secretary of War; Fifth U.S. President, 1817-1825; Promulgated Monroe Doctrine, 1823; Died July 4, 1831, Buried Hollywood Cemetery; Richmond, VA.

Placed by the Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution
April 24, 2004 ? ? ? Mary Jane Irwin Davis, State Regent

Presented 26 April 2008 by the Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution
Bana Weems Caskey - State Regent 2007-2010
Patricia Hatfield Mayar - Honorary State Regent * State Regent 2004-2007
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HM NumberHM7PJ
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByVirginia Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 5:45am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 325818 N 4234548
Decimal Degrees38.24208333, -76.99036667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 14.525', W 76° 59.422'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 14' 31.50" N, 76° 59' 25.32" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4462-4498 VA-205, Colonial Beach VA 22443, US
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