Historic Sites: John Marshall House

Sep
12

Historic Places Student Art Contest 2022

Among many other factors, our communities, cities, and towns are made up of any number of historic structures and spaces, and we invite Virginia’s students to consider which historic structures are important in their community. As the debut of Preservation Virginia’s community education programs that connect to our broader, statewide preservation efforts, we are excited …

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Oct
4

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Landmark Ladies: Women and the Supreme Court Virtual Program

Oct 4, 2022

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Which legal precedents once limited womens’ equality and treatment under the law from Chief Justice John Marshall’s lifetime in the Early Republic to present? What journey has taken place in the United States to progress womens’ access to and equality within the male-dominated legal sphere, and what progress is still left to accomplish? Join Preservation …

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Sep
11

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Junior Justice Hour at the John Marshall House

Sep 11, 2022

2:00 pm — 3:00 pm

Oct 9, 2022

2:00 pm — 3:00 pm

Nov 13, 2022

2:00 pm — 3:00 pm

Dec 11, 2022

2:00 pm — 3:00 pm

Join the John Marshall House–the 1790 home of our 4th Supreme Court Chief Justice–for Junior Justice Hour on the second Sunday of the month this fall. From 2pm-3pm, bring your little jurists for an historical children’s book and related make-and-take craft. Junior Justice Hour is intended for ages 3 to 10, but all children are …

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Sep
20

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The Legal Legacies of John Marshall

Sep 20, 2022

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Chief Justice John Marshall (1755-1835) served 34-years on the U.S. Supreme Court (1801-1835) and during his illustrious tenure during 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 …

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Sep
24

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Chief Justice Marshall’s Birthday Celebration

Sep 24, 2022

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

In honor of Marshall’s 267th birthday, join us all day for guided tours, special object displays, cookies & lemonade, kids activities, and more! People love gifts on birthdays, so we challenge you to make a gift of $24 in honor of Chief Justice Marshall! Standard museum admission applies. We will also be raffling off a …

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Sep
2

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The Treason Trial of Aaron Burr Court End Tour with The Valentine

Sep 2, 2022

11:00 am — 5:00 pm

Sep 3, 2022

11:00 am — 5:00 pm

Join the John Marshall House and the Valentine Museum’s Wickham House in back-to-back tours exploring the 1807 treason trial of Aaron Burr. One of the first legal spectacles in America, the Treason Trial of Aaron Burr placed the focus of the nation to Richmond, Virginia, to see how Chief Justice John Marshall would decide the …

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Aug
23

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John Marshall, The Trilogy Cases, and the Trail of Tears Virtual Program

Aug 23, 2022

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Join Preservation Virginia’s John Marshall House in this virtual presentation about Chief Justice Marshall’s judicial impact on indigenous sovereignty laws in the United States. During the latter half of his career, the Marshall Court heard a trilogy of cases, two of which concerned the Cherokee nationhood and ancestral land jurisdiction in Georgia: Johnson v. McIntosh (1823), Cherokee …

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Aug
11

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John Marshall at Home Virtual Program

Aug 11, 2022

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Who, and what, made the man who made the Supreme Court? Join us in our signature virtual program, “John Marshall at Home” which explores the varying, and often competing identities John Marshall possessed throughout his life, including: son, soldier, scholar, husband, father, lawyer, Chief Justice, enslaver, and Quoits and Madeira enthusiast. Registration is free, though …

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Oct
21

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John Marshall House Haunted History Tours

Oct 21, 2022

7:00 pm — 10:00 pm

Oct 22, 2022

7:00 pm — 10:00 pm

Join the historic John Marshall House on October 21 and 22 from 7pm-10pm for a haunted history tour. During your 30 minute guided tour of the 1790 home of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall, your docent will immerse you in 18th Century haunted Richmond history and our friends from the Center for Paranormal Research …

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