James Monroe Gravesite - Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery, 412 South Cherry Street, Richmond, Virginia
James Monroe and John Tyler are both buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond. In the photograph above the tall monument marking Tyler's grave can be seen just behind and to the left of Monroe's tomb.
The plate on Monroe's tomb reads as follows:
Born in Westmoreland County 28 April 1758
Died in the City of New York 4 July 1831
By Order of the General Assembly
His Remains were removed to this Cemetery 5 July 1858
As an evidence of the affection of Virginia
For Her Good and Honored Son
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