|James Monroe Tomb|
|U.S. National Register of Historic Places|
|U.S. National Historic Landmark|
|Location:||Hollywood Cemetery, 412 S. Cherry St., Richmond, Virginia|
|Architectural style(s):||Gothic Revival|
|Added to NRHP:||November 11, 1971|
|Designated NHL:||November 11, 1971|
The James Monroe Tomb is the burial place for U.S. President James Monroe in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia, United States. The site is "significant for the execution of its flamboyant and delicate tracery in cast iron, the tomb is a cage over the simple granite sarcophagus of the former President, who died and was buried in New York City in 1831, but was removed to Virginia in 1858." It has been given the local nickname of "The Birdcage".
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- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. http://www.nr.nps.gov/.
- "James Monroe Tomb". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=1183&ResourceType=Structure. Retrieved 2008-04-12.
- W. B. Morton III (August 14, 1971). PDF (32 KB). National Park Service and PDF (32 KB)
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- James Monroe Tomb, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Independent City, VA: 4 photos, 5 data pages and supplemental material, at Historic American Building Survey