BOOK SALE – Continues in our Book Room.
New books are 10% of list price! All ages and genres. Thanks to the continuing generosity of MPS publishers, The James Madison Museum held our annual book sale to benefit the museum. A great selection of books are available. This is a great time to find books for loved ones on your holiday list. We also have a nice selection of previously enjoyed books and welcome trades.
06/09/13 – The Town of Orange – A History
3:00 p.m. – Beloved local author, historian and tour guide (Founder, Tourguide, Ltd.), Mr. Frank Walker will be talking about the history of the Town of Orange – Its Lands, Roads and Paul Verdier, the First Town Planner. Mr. Walker is a grandson of Captain Robert Walker, B Company, Mosby’s Rangers and Ann Carter Goss of Somerset, who, along with Robert’s sister Sallie, were co-founders of Woodberry Forest School.
Light refreshments will be provided following the presentation. Admission is free. Free will donations are sincerely appreciated and benefit the Museum’s fund for roof and building repairs. Please RSVP to reserve your seat (540-672-1776).
The Museum’s financial statement is available upon written request from the Office of Consumer Affairs, Commonwealth of Virginia.
4/13-14/2013 – 13th Annual Plant and Bake Sale
Every year our very generous local greenhouse entities donate beautiful healthy plants to sell for the benefit of the Museum. Details will be posted once times have been determined.
5/20/13 – Entertaining in Washington City and at Montpelier
3:00 p.m. – Mrs. Dolley P. T. Madison will be sharing her expertise as the foremost social/political hostess and discussing entertaining in Washington City and at Montpelier. Following the presentation we will celebrate Mrs. Madison’s birthday with refreshments. Admission is free. Donations are sincerely appreciated and benefit the Museum. Seating is limited – RSVP to reserve your place (540-672-1776 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
9/7-8/13 – Annual Book and Plant Sale
Through the generosity of MPS, our local publishing company, we are able to offer brand new books at 10% of the list price….that is 90% OFF! In addition, we have some very generous local greenhouses that donate a lovely variety of healthy, gorgeous plants to sell. All proceeds benefit the Museum.
9/17/13 – The Constitution of The United States of America
3:00 p.m. – In celebration of the Convention delegates signing the proposed Constitution and its eventual ratification, a special event is being planned. Further details will be posted once arrangements are finalized.