March 4, 1823 – “James Madison Attends a Tea in Honor of His Birthday “

“James Madison” at Belle Grove Plantation in King George County, Virginia
  • Time: 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
  • Location: Belle Grove Plantation Bed and Breakfast
    • 9221 Belle Grove Drive
      • King George, Virginia 22485-2615
  • Event: Open to Public – Tickets Required in Advance
  • Contact: Belle Grove Plantation Bed and Breakfast
  • Telephone: 1-540-621-7340
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  • Description of Event: The date is Tuesday, March 4, 1823. Belle Grove Plantation at Port Conway in King George County, Virginia, the home of Madison’s maternal grandmother, is hosting a Tea in honor of James Madison’s birthday. He was born there on March 5th, 1751 (Old Style Calendar) and today he is celebrating his 72 years with old and new friends. Come join the social event, enjoy the celebration with the retired former President, and all in the wonderful setting of this site along the Rappahannock River.

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