Looking for something to do midweek? Enjoy a Wednesday night at Shenandoah University and learn about an aspect of early American history. If in the lower Shenandoah Valley or can make the trek, join Shenandoah University’s History Fellows in welcoming … Continue reading
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August 8, 2016—James and Dolley Madison at Montpelier, the Madisons’ home in Orange County, Virginia. Cast in bronze, the lie-sized statues were sculpted by Brooklyn-based artist Ivan Schwartz and unveiled May 27, 2009. Madison sits on one end of a bench that … Continue reading
Part Two With an excess of officers in the Continental Army and little prospect of getting a field command, James Monroe resigned his commission in 1779. He became a Lieutenant-Colonel of Virginia forces, but was unable to recruit enough … Continue reading
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