James Madison's 263rd Birthday Celebration
Sunday, March 16, 2014
Gates open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Free admission to the property
James Madison Birthday Celebration: Join Montpelier in commemorating the 263rd anniversary of James Madison's birthday. The service will be accompanied by a presentation by the United States Marine Corps and remarks by Michael Signer, lecturer in the Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics at the University of Virginia and Visiting Full Professor at the School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia Tech. Signer is the author of the upcoming book, Becoming Madison: The Making of an American Statesman (PublicAffairs 2015). Following the ceremony, Mr. Madison will accept birthday wishes at the mansion. Begins at 1:30 p.m. in the Madison Family Cemetery.
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