On December 17, 1799, Monroe began the first of four terms as Governor of Virginia. (He was nominated a fifth time, but declined!) He was the first
Lots of news in our December e-newsletter; read it here.
Lots of Monroe in the News!
There have been many mentions of Monroe in the news lately, and we've updated the "In the News" page of our site to include them! Friday, December
James is ready for the holidays!
Monroe is all set to welcome you to our free Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 3, 2011, from 4 to 6 p.m.! We'll have hot cider and cookies, and
In memory of JMM friend and volunteer Dr. John D. Mac Isaac
We were saddened to hear of the recent passing of Dr. John D. Mac Isaac, a great friend of the museum and our volunteer grant coordinator for several
Announcing JMM’s New Curator!
We are excited to announce the hiring of Jarod Kearney as the new curator of the James Monroe Museum! Jarod was chosen over 100 applicants for the
2011 White House Ornaments Now on Sale!
Let JMM be your source for the 2011 White House Christmas ornament! This year's ornament commemorates the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt, and
Former JMM Director Wins National Award
The museum's former director, John Pearce, recently received a prestigious History Award from the National Society of the Daughters of the American
Free Podcast on “James Monroe at the Battle of Trenton.”
Earlier this fall, Charlottesville-based historian Rick Britton gave a series of lectures entitled "Virginia History 201: Jefferson, Madison and