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


    Thomas Jefferson

    (1743-1826) Albermarle County

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


    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


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