List of Presidential Libraries, Papers, Museums

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Presidential Libraries, Papers, Museums

The Washington Library

3600 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA 22121
Phone: (703) 780-2000
Description: The library’s collections contain materials about George and Martha Washington, Mount Vernon, the Founding Era and Early Republic, historic preservation and decorative arts.

Adams National Historical Park

John Adams and John Quincy Adams
135 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: (617) 770-1175
Description: There is an off-site Visitors Center less than a mile away. Regularly scheduled tours of the houses are offered in season, April 19 to November 10, by guided tour only, using a tourist trolley provided by the Park Service between sites

The Stone Library, completed in 1870, stands next to Peacefield and houses personal papers and over 14,000 books which belonged to John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams, and Brooks Adams. In his will, John Quincy Adams requested that the library be built out of stone so that it would be fireproof.
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International Center for Jefferson Studies

931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone: (434) 984-9800
Description: The Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies is a multidisciplinary research center that oversees the work of several departments at Monticello and supports the ongoing international study of Thomas Jefferson and his world.

James Madison Museum

129 Caroline Street
Orange, VA 22960
Phone: (540) 672-1776
Description: The James Madison Museum located in Orange, Virginia is a museum dedicated to 4th President of the United States James Madison and his wife, Dolley Madison

James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library

908 Charles Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Phone: (540) 654-1043
Description: The James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, located in historic downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia, holds the country’s largest collection of artifacts and documents related to the fifth president of the United States

The Papers of Andrew Jackson

213 Hoskins Library
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: (865) 974-0660
Description: Andrew Jackson was of one of the most critical and controversial figures in American history. The dominant actor on the American scene in the half-century between Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln

Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

1013 Old Post Road
Kinderhook, NY 12106
Phone: (518) 758-9689 x2040
Description: The National Historic Site preserves the Lindenwald estate and thirty-six room mansion of Martin Van Buren, the eighth President of the United States.

Presidency of William Henry Harrison
March 4, 1841 – April 4, 1841

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Description: Harrison died on April 4, 1841, nine days after becoming ill and exactly one month after taking the oath of office; he was the first president to die in office

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