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James Monroe’s birth and childhood, as well as his birth site at Colonial Beach, Virginia.
Listen as we visit Monroe’s birth site, one of the few which have received improvements and new recognition very recently, opening a visitors’ center and birthplace replica in recent years!
James Monroe Birthplace site.
Updates and Events on the James Monroe Birthplace Park & Museum Facebook site.
Article on historical work undertaken to build replica house.
James Monroe Birthplace: 4460 James Monroe Highway, Colonial Beach, Virginia.
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McGrath, Tim. James Monroe: A Life
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Ammon, Harry. James Monroe: The Quest for National Identity