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2019 Home Educator Day at Highland

November 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Actress dressed as Elizabeth Monroe

While online registration is now closed, we welcome walk ups!

James Monroe’s Highland will host Home Educator Day on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Home educator families will enjoy an exclusive walk-through of the presidential guest house and exhibit spaces, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., along with additional activities including:

  • Meet James Monroe (12:00pm & 1:00pm)
  • Writing and Conversation with Elizabeth Monroe (10:30am, 11:30am, & 12:30pm)
  • War of 1812 militia demonstrations (10:30am – 3:00pm)
  • Historic land surveying (10:00am & 2:00pm)
  • Wool processing demonstration (9:00am – 2:30pm)
  • Historic cooking and textile production (9:00am – 3:00pm)
  • Cross stitch sampler programs (11:00am & 1:00pm, limit 15 per session)
  • Historic games and crafts (9:00am – 3:00pm)
  • Reading from the Monroe Doctrine (2:00pm)

Home Educator Day at Highland is $5.00 for participants and adult chaperones. Children under 6 and Monroe’s Farm Friends are FREE (Farm Friends do not have to register, simply bring your Farm Friends card on the day of the event). We invite you to bring a picnic and spend the day at the home of our nation’s 5th president!

Sponsored by the The Book Dragon, Home Educators Association of Virginia, and The Frontier Culture Museum.




November 6, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm