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James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library

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James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library

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908 Charles St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5810
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Fredericksburg Station8 min
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Amy A wrote a review Jan 2020
Herndon, Virginia77 contributions28 helpful votes
It's not the original building for his law offices but the same location. I really didn't know much about James Monroe at all but now I feel like I have a good grasp on how important he was to the development of our country after visiting this museum. It's always easier to
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Date of experience: January 2020
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RandS_TX wrote a review Oct 2019
houston219 contributions36 helpful votes
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Considering the impact he had on our nation (Monroe Doctrine, Louisiana Purchase) this small museum was filled with artifacts from his life. I always marvel at thinking, " he sat in that chair," or "he actually signed that document." You won't need to spend more than an hour.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Richard J wrote a review Oct 2019
Gainesville, Georgia169 contributions22 helpful votes
Visited the site of James Monroe property and memorial in downtown Fredericksburg. Buildings have a good potrayal of Monroe's time and service to the United States. Founded by his family in the ,1920s, the place has many pieces which belonged to this President. We'll displayed.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Bathfurnituredsgnr wrote a review Sep 2019
Collierville, Tennessee642 contributions119 helpful votes
I am so glad that the effort was made to save items from the Monroe era! There are a surprising amount of artifacts from his life. There is a lot of beautiful furniture as well. I hope that they can update the museum itself, as this history is such a treasure. It is located on
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Date of experience: September 2019
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jsims74 wrote a review Sep 2019
Spring Hill, Tennessee23 contributions9 helpful votes
As many have stated, this is a small museum dedicated to President James Monroe. Numerous interesting artifacts to see and learn about. Well worth checking out if you are in the downtown Fredericksburg area. Don't miss it.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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