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Ash Lawn-Highland moves to winter hours

i Nov 19th

Public visitation hours from November through March are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with tours offered every half hour. Monday through Friday, the last tour of the day is at 4 p.m. On Saturday and […]

Ash Lawn-Highland welcomes Nancy Stahon as full-time business manager

Nancy Stahon
i Sep 11th

Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of President James Monroe, has hired Nancy Stahon to be its first full-time business and operations manager. “We are pleased to welcome Nancy Stahon to Ash Lawn-Highland,” said Executive Director Sara […]

Highland, Partners to Mentor Select Group of Young African Leaders

Presidential Precinct
i Jun 12th

The White House’s signature Africa initiative comes to fruition next week when 500 of the continent’s most promising young leaders begin a new, six-week leadership, academic and mentoring program that is the hallmark of the […]

Ash Lawn-Highland Joins Blue Star Museums Program

Blue Star Museum
i May 23rd

As a Blue Star Museum, Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of James Monroe, will offer free admission to active duty military personnel and members of the National Guard and Reserve from Memorial Day through Labor Day. […]

Virtual Tour accessible through Encyclopedia Virginia, Google Maps

Google Street View of Ash Lawn-Highland
i Mar 27th

The public can now take a virtual tour of James Monroe’s Ash Lawn-Highland without even stepping on grounds. With support from the Virginia Foundation of the Humanities, photography took place in late 2013. The online […]

White House Taps U.Va., William & Mary, Presidential Homes to Support New Africa Initiatives

Presidential Precinct
i Mar 18th

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has selected the Presidential Precinct, comprising two elite universities and three presidential homes in Virginia, to support a new initiative aimed at propelling economic growth, prosperity and democracy in Africa.

The University of Virginia, William & Mary, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Madison’s Montpelier, James Monroe’s Ash Lawn-Highland andMorven will host 25 promising young African leaders this summer.

Ash Lawn-Highland hires full-time marketing, communications & events manager

Katie Falcone
i Mar 13th

Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of President James Monroe, has hired Katie Falcone to be its Marketing, Communications & Events Manager—the first position of its kind for the historic house museum. “We are delighted to welcome […]

Ash Lawn-Highland hires full-time education programs manager

Nancy Stetz
i Jan 14th

Nancy Stetz has agreed to become the first full-time Education Programs Manager in the 39-year history of Ash Lawn-Highland, Executive Director Sara Bon-Harper announced Tuesday. Stetz will begin her new duties Jan. 25. “I am […]