Virginia Presidents

  • Virginia: The Mother of Presidents

    Eight U.S. Presidents were born in Virginia and most of their homes can be visited today. In the Charlottesville area alone, visitors will find and tour the homes of three. Learn more about the Presidents Passport to save on your presidential explorations.

     

    Mount Vernon 

    George Washington

    (1731-1799) Westmoreland County

    » Presidency: (1st, 1789-1797)
    » Birthplace: George Washington Birthplace National Monument
    » Home: Mount Vernon
    » Burial: Mount Vernon 

    Monticello 

    Thomas Jefferson

    (1743-1826) Albermarle County

    » Presidency: (3rd, 1801-1809)
    » Home:Monticello
    » Burial:Monticello 

    Montpelier 

    James Madison

    (1751-1835) Port Conway

    » Presidency: (4th, 1809-1817)
    » Birthplace:Belle Grove Plantation
    » Home:Montpelier
    » Burial: Montpelier 

    Ash Lawn-Highland 

    James Monroe

    (1758-1831) Westmoreland County

    » Presidency: (5th, 1817-1825)
    » Home:Ash Lawn-Highland
    » Burial:Hollywood Cemetery 

    Berkeley Plantation 

    William Henry Harrison

    (1773-1841) Charles City County

    » Presidency: (9th, 1841)
    » Birthplace:Berkeley Plantation 

    Sherwood Forest 

    John Tyler

    (1790-1862) Greenway

    » Presidency: (10th, 1841-1845)
    » Home:Sherwood Forest
    » Burial:Hollywood Cemetery 

    Hollywood Cemetery 

    Zachary Taylor

    (1784-1850) Barboursville, Orange County

    » Presidency: (12th, 1849-1850)

    Woodrow Wilson Birthplace 

    Woodrow Wilson

    (1856-1924) Staunton

    » Presidency: (28th, 1913-1921)
    » Birthplace:Manse 

    Biographies: www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/  

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Last Updated: 6/16/2014 4:16 PM
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