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James Madison

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Birthplace

 

Birthplace: Belle Grove, North of Port Royal on US Route 301, Port Conway, VA (Marker)

Visited: 10/16/10

Log Excerpt: "Went about ½ hour to Port Royal and after checking the wrong side of the Rappahannock River (but seeing a house where the injured J. W. Booth was turned away from) found the birth marker for James Madison on the other side in Port Conway."


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Home

 

Home: Montpelier, 11407 Constitution Highway, Montpelier, VA

Visited: 10/15/10

Log Excerpt: "... up to Montpelier [NHL] in Orange. We saw a good film in the VC, then walked over to the house. This Georgian home started by James Madison Sr. had been tripled in size and covered over by the Du Ponts, but was in the 2000s beautifully restored to as it was in James Madison’s and Dolley’s time. This included the original brick face (which had been made on site), removing plumbing and electric, hand-printed wallpaper, period furniture (with a few JM pieces), paintings, etc. Great tour with lots of information on the Madisons, like one fun fact: he was offered stimulants so he could die on July 4th like the other presidents before him, but he refused."


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Home

 

Home: Octagon House, 1799 New York Ave. NW, Washington, DC

Visited: 11/8/2008

Log Excerpt: "Walked back to the car and drove a short way to the Octagon House [NHL], an old unique structure (and temporary home of President Madison) with eight sides."


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Home

 

Home: 429 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA

Visited: 10/18/13

Log Excerpt: "Our last stop was the home of James Madison we located earlier. We had some skepticism based on the quick Google, but luckily there was a plaque by the door – yay, a bonus President to finish the trip. This is one more of many similar homes we’ve seen in the area – fairly narrow, multiple-story with a single front dormer in the roof."


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Gravesite

 

Gravesite: Montpelier, 11407 Constitution Highway, Montpelier, VA

Visited: 10/15/10

Log Excerpt: "After house photo-ops, we walked over to the family graveyard on the original farmhouse site, JM’s monument being a simple obelisk and Dolley’s a smaller one."