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Birthplace of Madison EP-8 | Marker History

Birthplace of Madison Marker, EP-8

At this place, Port Conway, James Madison, Fourth President of the United States and Father of the Constitution, was born, March 16, 1751. His mother was staying at her paternal home, Belle Grove, 400 yards east, when her son was born. Madison's father, James Madison, Senior, lived in Orange County. The President had his home at Montpelier in that county.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1971
Region: Fredericksburg-Culpeper-Warrenton and Upper Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: King George County
Physical Description of Location: King George, VA 22485. Located on James Madison Pkwy (Hwy 301), 1.16666666666667 miles south of the intersection of James Madison Pkwy (Hwy 301) and State Route 625. Marker is on the right when traveling south on James Madison Pkwy (Hwy 301).
GPS Location: 38.1794209960,-77.1854518580
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