“Don’t Forget the Ladies”: The Women in John Marshall’s Life

Apr 27, 2021

4:00 pm — 5:00 pm

In 1824, Chief Justice John Marshall commented that the “national character…depends more on the female part of society than is generally imagined.” While hardly a feminist by modern standards, John Marshall held a great admiration for the many strong and intelligent women that surrounded him throughout his life. This virtual focus tour will explore the lives of Mary “Polly” Marshall, Mary Marshall Harvie, Agnes Spurlock and many other women who occupied and experienced the spaces in this Richmond home.

  • $10/connection; free for PV members (email Jenna at jaffeldt@preservationvirginia.org for member sign up) 
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