Historic Sites: John Marshall House

Dec
3

Preservation Virginia Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Holiday Gift Guide

It’s officially the holiday season! This year, take a look at our holiday gift guide and stop by our historic sites for some truly unique gifts for the history lover in your life—and remember, Preservation Virginia members receive 10% off in our gift shops and free admission to our sites all year long! For the …

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Nov
3

Event

Treachery & Treason Joint Special Focus Tours

Treachery and Treason

Nov 3, 2018

4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

John Marshall House
818 E. Main St.
Richmond, VA 23219

Agecroft Hall & Gardens
4305 Sulgrave Road
Richmond, VA 23221

Enjoy unique candlelight tours of two historic Richmond sites on Saturday, November 3. Explore the true stories of John Marshall and the Aaron Burr Treason Trial of 1807 at the John Marshall House and Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder plot of 1605 at Agecroft Hall & Gardens. Tours are suitable for ages 12 and up. …

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Nov
12

Event

John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court by Richard Brookhiser

Nov 12, 2018

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Virginia Museum of History & Culture
428 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220

In 1801, a genial and brilliant Revolutionary War veteran and politician became the fourth Chief Justice of the United States. He would hold the post for thirty-four years (still a record), expounding the Constitution he loved. Before he joined the Court, it was the weakling of the federal government, lacking in dignity and clout. After …

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Sep
22

Event

Smithsonian Museum Day

Sep 22, 2018

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Click here to find participating museums and download a ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 22, …

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Sep
22

Event

Old Molasses Ale: History, science, and beer!

Sep 22, 2018

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

John Marshall House
818 E. Marshall St.
Richmond, VA 23219

Ardent Craft Ales and the John Marshall House are teaming up for a weekend of history, science, and beer! First, join us in the Ardent taproom at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 21, when they will introduce their latest pilot brew in honor of John Marshall’s birthday (September 24): Old Molasses Ale. This beer was …

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Sep
22

Event

Time Travelers Weekend at the John Marshall House

Sep 22, 2018

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sep 23, 2018

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The John Marshall House
818 E. Marshall St.
Richmond, VA 23219

Tourists and locals alike are invited to discover Richmond’s treasures spanning 400 years of fascinating history, including historic homes, museums and other one-of-a-kind attractions. 20 of the Richmond region’s historic sites, including the John Marshall House, will offer visitors a “passport” to time-travel during a special admission-free weekend, September 22-23. Each site will offer complimentary …

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Dec
9

Event

Court End Christmas

Court End Christmas

Dec 9, 2018

12:00 am – 5:00 pm

John Marshall House
818 E. Marshall St.
Richmond, VA 23219

The 32nd annual Court End Christmas will take place Sunday, December 9, from 12-5 p.m. Free admission and shuttle transportation will be provided to the following historic sites: The Valentine, the Valentine First Freedom Center, Historic St. John’s Church, Virginia State Capitol, The John Marshall House, Monumental Church, ACWM – White House of the Confederacy and more! At the John Marshall House …

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Aug
22

Event

John Marshall House Salon Series

The John Marshall House

Aug 22, 2018

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sep 5, 2018

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Drawing Parallels: Immigration and Free Speech Preservation Virginia’s John Marshall House invites the community to a two-part Salon Series on immigration and free speech featuring special guest, Uruguayan artist and activist Leonina Arismendi, on August 22 and September 5. While we would love for you to attend both salons, they can also stand alone and …

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Jun
21

Defining Race in Marshall’s Court

All throughout June, stop by the John Marshall House to learn how race and identity were constructed in early Federal America and the role the Marshall court played in its creation. Several court cases were brought in these years that show the evolution and change in perception of racial identity throughout this period. They include: …

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