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President James Monroe's Birthplace

The best time to visit Monroe's Birthplace is on his birthday at the end of April. There are folks... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2014
RUDNME
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Colonial Beach, Virginia
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Unique little town

I visited Colonial Beach and thoroughly enjoyed my visit. The town hosts a lot of very talented... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2012
Janet S
,
Garden Valley, CA
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The birthplace of James Monroe.
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23 Jun 2014
“President James Monroe's Birthplace”
25 Apr 2012
“Unique little town”
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Colonial Beach, VA
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Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

The best time to visit Monroe's Birthplace is on his birthday at the end of April. There are folks in period costume, guest speakers, fife and drums, etc. The mini-museum at the site here is nicely done and the grounds are well kept. There are...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2012

I visited Colonial Beach and thoroughly enjoyed my visit. The town hosts a lot of very talented artists who display their work in a monthly art walk that was welcoming, interesting, and offered delicious appetizerss at no cost. Many people in the town were friendly...More

3  Thank Janet S
Reviewed 12 February 2012

Don't believe the Official Colonial Beach, VA Website - with nice pictures and happy people. The whole beach, town, area, and the restrauants are just bad news. On a whim, we wanted to go to a beach to spend a hot August day. What a...More

9  Thank GingerDynamic
Reviewed 24 August 2011

The building is hidden from the road, and even from the first area you drive in to, so keep going back. It is very small, but worth going in if you are in the area. There are a few things about James Monroe, and also...More

4  Thank SeahorseTravelers
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