Journey Through Hallowed Ground Byway - James Monroe's Ash Lawn-Highland
The original finding aid described this photograph as:
Original Caption: Located near Charlottesville, the estate of James Monroe, fifth President of the United States, and his wife Elizabeth, features a sweeping front yard filled with living history enactors.
Location: Location: Near Charlottesville, Virginia (38.059° N 78.432° W)
Status: Public domain. Photograph courtesy of Ash Lawn-Highland
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James Monroe was the fifth President of the United States (1817–1825) and the last President from the Founding Fathers. "Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will."