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James Monroe Museum & Memorial Library (Groups)

(540) 654-1043
908 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
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In the eighteenth century, our nation’s fifth president, James Monroe, began his illustrious career practicing law in Fredericksburg. Today, the remarkable collection at the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library includes the personal possessions, furnishings and papers of Monroe and his wife, Elizabeth. Many of the pieces were purchased while Monroe served as emissary to France. Learn of Monroe’s amazing service, through objects from the Revolution to the White House, and of the family that saved it for us all.