Jul
5

Focus Tour Friday: The Spirit of ’76: John Marshall, The Revolution, and the New Nation

Jul 5, 2024

12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Long before earning his reputation as the Great Chief Justice, John Marshall enlisted and served during the American Revolution. Like many of the founding generation of Americans, John’s experience fighting for independence deeply impacted the rest of his life. This Focus Tour Friday event will explore the origins and rhetoric of the American Revolution, why a young John Marshall eagerly enlisted to serve, and stories and impacts from his time fighting for independence. Your tour will also examine John Marshall’s experience in and contribution to political planning in the new nation. Why, how, and for whom America’s founding generation debated the future of the country?

Standard museum admission applies; free for Preservation Virginia members. Advanced registration at the link below is not necessary, but welcome, as spaces are limited.

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