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    Designed to educate, amuse, or advertise, pictorial maps were a clever and colorful component of print culture in the mid-20th century, often overlooked in studies of cartography. A new book published by the Library of Congress in association with the University of Chicago Press, “Picturing America: The Golden Age of...

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October 31, 2015 G. Mark Walsh Gives Monroe Presentation

In the Fall of 2015, G. Mark Walsh gave a presentation on President James Monroe to the Fort Norfolk Chapter of the Daughters of the War of 1812.  He stressed the length and breadth of Monroe’s political and military experience, focusing as well on the Fifth President’s role in the expansion of the United States beyond the original 13 states.  This included a discussion on Monroe’s travels in the Old Northwest, his involvement in the “Small State Plan,” negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, and the acquisition of Florida.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 01:47
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November 13, 2015 Monroe's Tomb Restoration in Richmond, VA

Click here for a news article describing the work being done to restore President James Monroe's tomb in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond.

Credit goes to the Friends of Hollywood Cemetery for allowing us to reprint this article.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 01:43
 
May 5, 2015 - View Photos of Birthday and Memorial Celebrations

The latest pictures of the 2015 Birthday and Memorial celebrations have been posted to our website.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015 01:27
 
November 9, 2015 News Articles Relate Monroe Doctrine to China

Check out our recently posted articles written by Patrick Mendis, Rajawali senior fellow of the Kennedy School of Government's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard University.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 November 2015 21:05
 
March 2, 2015 Dates Set for 2015 Birthday and Memorial Celebrations

March 2, 2015 Dates Set for 2015 Birthday (April 25) and Memorial (April 28) celebrations.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2015 22:01
 
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