Elizabeth Kortright married James Monroe on February 16, 1786. Textile historian Colleen Callahan discusses what we know of the dress Elizabeth Kortright wore on the day she married a future president.
Annual event featuring discussion between James Monroe and other historical figures. This year features a conversation between presidents Monroe and Madison (James “Jay” G. Harrison III, and John Douglas Hall), reflecting on their longtime friendship and roles in the founding of our nation.
Dr. Douglas Egerton, Professor of History; Early American and 19th-Century U.S. at Le Moyne College, discusses the slave rebellion led by Gabriel Prosser that occurred in 1800, while James Monroe was governor of Virginia.