titler; image of U.S. Constitution from the National Archives - Public Domain

The Great Little Madison

President James "Jemmy" Madison

James Madison, legislator, Secretary of State, and fourth President, or Chief Magistrate, of the United States, is perhaps best known as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States in large part because of his efforts in the writing and ratification of our Constitution and the Bill of Rights. He is represented in the 21st century by Kyle Jenks.



James and Dolley: Opposites Attract

Play by Kyle Jenks

The loving partnership of James and Dolley Madison is highlighted in this two-act drama by Kyle Jenks. President and Mrs. Madison complemented each other in their love of their country during their long marriage that took him from the halls of Congress, to Secretary of State under their friend Thomas Jefferson, and on to the White House itself.

The play, written in 2017 by Kyle Jenks is copyright © 2017 by him. All rights are reserved.



Future Appointments

Opportunities to Meet Mr Madison

For more detailed information about any of the dates below, please visit the Appointments page. Mr. Madison's appointment calendar for the year is also available there for viewing.


June 30, 2018Mr. Madison will be greeting visitors at the Indepence Visitor Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Indepence Day 2018 Mr. Jenks will be at Federal Hall in New York City, this time as his Loyalist persona James Ackerman.


July 7, 2018: President Madison at Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts. He will be reflecting on the United States Constitution with History Camp attendees.


October 18, 2018: James Madison - The Ratification of the United States Constitution, Saratoga Springs History Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY


October 27, 2018: Albert Gallatin Project Symposium on the National Road and Internal Improvements hosted by Washington & Jefferson College,the National Park Service, and the National Road 200th Anniversary at Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA