Your Obedient Servant

James Monroe’s 1819 Presidential Tour of the Southern States


“Your Obedient Servant: James Monroe’s 1819 Presidential Tour of the Southern States” is a joint project of the Museum and the Papers of James Monroe prepared by museum studies students at the University of Mary Washington. This exhibit of eleven vinyl panels commemorates the bicentennial of President Monroe’s second national tour, highlighting his visits to Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennesse, Alabama, Tennesse, and Kentucky. The exhibit will travel to selected venues along the presidential tour route beginning in the spring of 2019.




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