James Monroe Museum and Library
Museum Director Scott Harris toured the James Monroe Museum and Library and talked about Monroe’s life from his time as a student at… read more
Museum Director Scott Harris toured the James Monroe Museum and Library and talked about Monroe’s life from his time as a student at William and Mary, to his role as Secretary of War during the War of 1812, and his time as President of the United States. Among the items he displayed was the desk where Monroe penned the Monroe Doctrine, which addressed America’s stance on European colonization of North and South America during the early 19th century.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Fredericksburg, Virginia from August 12-16 to feature the history and literary life of the community. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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