Monroe Hall, Virginia, President James Monroe

Monroe Hall, Virginia – The Birthplace Of President James Monroe

On April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, within Westmoreland County, Virginia was the birthplace of the fifth U.S. President James Monroe.

Monroe was the last president of the, “Virginia Dynasty” since all five of the first U.S. Presidents were born in Virginia.

Presently a historical marker indicates the place of Monroe’s birth since the home was demolished over time.

Author’s Note:

President John Monroe was born in Westmoreland County about a quarter century after George Washington was born in the same county. President James Monroe was the third President, from the “Virginia Dynasty”, to pass away on American Independence Day, after Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s