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James Madison’s Birthday

Commemorate James Madison's 266th birthday with a wreath-laying ceremony and special tours of Montpelier.

Date(s):

Friday, March 16, 2018 12:01 am

Overview:

Commemorate the 267th birthday of James Madison, featuring the United States Marine Corps' Honor Guard, Color Guard, and Firing detail, during this annual wreath-laying ceremony. Pre-ceremony music will begin at 1:10 PM, and the official ceremony commences at 1:30 PM at the Madison Family Cemetery. Delegate Schuyler VanValkenburg of Virginia's 72nd district is the featured speaker. In the House, Mr. Madison will accept birthday wishes.

Signature tours will be offered every 30 minutes between 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. A special in-depth tour highlighting Madison's role as Father of the Constitution will be offered at 11:00AM and 3:00PM. Adult tickets are half-price!  Admission information.

Location:

Montpelier
Montpelier
11350 Constitution Highway
Montpelier Station, VA 22957
(540) 672-2728

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