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    Matthew C. Poth, a world history teacher at Park View High School in Sterling, Virginia, has been selected to serve as the 2017-2018 teacher-in-residence at the Library of Congress. In that role, he will work closely with the Library’s Educational Outreach team to help make primary sources from the Library’s...

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On July 4, 2017, Fort Monroe hosted a flag ceremony including participants in period attire, a eulogy of President James Monroe, at talk by Elise Harding Davis on the Rush-Bagot Treaty of 1817, and live period music.

For a brochure on the event, click here.  For more information about the Elise Harding Davis talk, click here.  For pictures of the event, click here.

May 19, 2017 - Mark Walsh Presents to Ladies of District 21, Royal Arch Masons

 

Bill Walsh Presents to Ladies of District 21, Royal Arch Masons

Mark Walsh, James Monroe Memorial Foundation, gave a presentation to the Ladies
of District 21, Royal Arch Masons on May 19, 2017.  The presentation centered on 
the bicentennial of the Rush-Bagot Agreement and ended with a reading of President 
Monroe's 1817 inaugural speech.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 August 2017 00:52
 
May 8, 2017 - Birthday and Memorial Pictures Available

The latest pictures of the 2017 Birthday and Memorial celebrations have been posted to our website.

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 June 2017 18:57
 
February 26, 2017 - Letter to Monroe Lineage Society Members Regarding 2017 Celebrations

For a copy of the letter sent to Lineage Society Members and Supporters for the James Monroe Memorial Foundation, click here.

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 February 2017 17:25
 
April 3, 2017 - Elise Harding Davis to Speak on the Rush Bagot Agreement

 

Anna Bowerman (right) of the Towne Bank Foundation, presents a check to Mark Walsh (left), James Monroe Memorial Foundation, to fund expenses for Elise Harding Davis - an African-Canadian historian who will speak on the effect of the Rush Bagot Agreement on the Underground Railroad.  

Last Updated on Sunday, 03 September 2017 17:34
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October 28, 2016 - A Friendship Forged in War, A Nation Formed in Difference

On October 28, 2016 there will be a concert and lecture about George Washington and James Monroe at James Monroe's Highland in Charlottesville, VA.  Click here for details.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 February 2017 00:57
 
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