University Calendar

Feb
2
Fri
Threads of History: Elizabeth Monroe’s Wedding Dress @ The James Monroe Museum Tickets
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Threads of History: Elizabeth Monroe’s Wedding Dress @ The James Monroe Museum | Fredericksburg | Virginia | United States

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.

Feb
19
Mon
Presidents’ Day Presidential Press Conference with James Monroe and James Madison @ Monroe Hall, Room 116 Tickets
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Presidents' Day Presidential Press Conference with James Monroe and James Madison @ Monroe Hall, Room 116 | Fredericksburg | Virginia | United States

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.

Feb
22
Thu
Gabriel’s Rebellion @ Monroe Hall, Room 116 Tickets
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gabriel’s Rebellion @ Monroe Hall, Room 116 | Fredericksburg | Virginia | United States

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.