Historic Sites: John Marshall House

Jul
13

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Smarter Than a 5th Grader History Trivia with John Marshall House & Triple Crossing Beer

Jul 13, 2022

6:00 pm — 7:30 pm

Triple Crossing Beer - Downtown
113 S Foushee St, Richmond, VA 23220

Join the historic John Marshall House–the 1790 Richmond home of the 4th Supreme Court Chief Justice–in a night of history trivia at Triple Crossing Beer. Bring a team, a team name, and an appetite, and test your 5th grade knowledge of the American Revolution, colonial period, and early history of the United States–with some fun …

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Jun
24

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Haunts of Richmond Ghost Tours: Ghosts of John Marshall House & The Spirits of Court End

Jun 24, 2022

7:00 pm — 9:00 pm

Explore the haunted history of the John Marshall House and Richmond’s historic Court End! Duration 30 Minute Indoor Walking Tour of the John Marshall House and 45-60 Minute Outdoor Tour of Richmond’s Court End Neighborhood About Join the John Marshall House and Haunts of Richmond as we guide you through the fascinating haunts of Court …

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Jun
21

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To Be Purchased & Possessed: Slavery in the John Marshall House Virtual Tour

Jun 21, 2022

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Join John Marshall House Museum Educators in this virtual tour as they examine the lives and labors of those the Great Chief Justice enslaved on his Richmond property from 1790 to 1835, such as Henry, Robin, and Agnes, among others. Admission is pay-what-you-will. Advanced sign-up required. …

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May
25

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The Legal Legacies of John Marshall

May 25, 2022

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Chief Justice John Marshall served 34-years on the U.S. Supreme Court (1801-1835) and during his illustrious tenure in America’s Early Republic, Marshall asserted the power and authority of the federal judiciary. Marshall developed his legal legacy through his vast precedent-setting, including the concept of judicial review shaped during Marbury v. Madison (1803). Not all of …

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May
12

Event

“Washington’s Heir: The Life of Justice Bushrod Washington” Book Talk and Reception

May 12, 2022

6:00 pm — 7:30 pm

Please join John Marshall House and Library of Virginia for a talk by author and professor of law Gerard N. Magliocca on the first published biography of Bushrod Washington, the nephew of Founding Father George Washington and an attorney and politician who served on the Supreme Court of the United States. In Washington’s Heir: The Life …

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May
11

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Are Women Equal Yet?: Women, Power, and the Law

May 11, 2022

12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Chief Justice John Marshall helped create the federal judiciary during his 34-years working in the U.S. Supreme Court (1801-1834). He set forth many precedents for our court system, but never would have imagined women participating in them. Nonetheless, generations of women have shaped and been shaped by the judicial branch. Join Preservation Virginia’s John Marshall …

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Apr
21

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John Marshall at Home Virtual Tour

Apr 21, 2022

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Join us for a 60-minute interactive virtual visit to the John Marshall House, with one of our Museum Educators. Our signature tour explores the life of John Marshall in early 19th century Richmond as a husband, father, lawyer, enslaver, quoits and Madeira enthusiast, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.  Admission is free, but a …

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Apr
5

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To Be Purchased and Possessed: Slavery in the John Marshall House Virtual Tour

Apr 5, 2022

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Join John Marshall House Museum Educators in this virtual tour as they examine the lives and labors of those the Great Chief Justice enslaved on his Richmond property from 1790 to 1835, such as Henry, Robin, and Agnes, among others. Admission is free, but a suggested donation of $10 is appreciated. Image: “Slaves Waiting For …

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Mar
22

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All Three Branches: John Marshall’s Service in the Federal Government Virtual Program

Mar 22, 2022

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Did you know that John Marshall is the only American to have served in all three branches of the federal government? This 50-minute virtual program highlights John Marshall’s professional service career as Congressman, Secretary of State, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Admission is free, though donations are appreciated! Guests must pre-register to attend. …

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Mar
18

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Polly’s Richmond: Focus Tour with the John Marshall House and Shockoe Hill Cemetery

Mar 18, 2022

10:00 am — 12:00 pm

1:00 pm — 3:00 pm

In recognition of Polly Marshall’s 257th birthday, join the John Marshall House and Shockoe Hill Cemetery for a joint tour. First, visit the 1790 John Marshall House to learn more about Polly’s life within the landscape of Colonial and Early America, illustrated by priceless historical objects and documents in our collection. Following, travel to the …

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