Historic Sites: John Marshall House

Mar
1

Event

Classical Richmond Furniture: Early American History & Craftsmanship in Virginia’s Capital

John Marshall House

Mar 1, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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

Visit the John Marshall House March 1 – April 28 to view our latest exhibit, “Classical Richmond Furniture: Early American History & Craftsmanship in Virginia’s Capital,” curated by Michael Phillips, private collector of early American furnishings. Several classical Richmond furnishings from the collections of Phillips and other private collectors and historic homes will be exhibited …

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Apr
10

Event

Richmond Classical Furnishings Salon: The Art and Style of the Capital of the Commonwealth

richmond federal furniture

Apr 10, 2019

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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

In the spirit of the intimate salon gatherings of the Enlightenment, guests will have the opportunity to discuss and engage in conversation with Sumpter Priddy, renowned decorative arts scholar, on the finer points of Richmond classical furnishings, their unique style and design. Light refreshments will be provided. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Preservation Virginia …

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Mar
20

Event

Richmond Classical Furnishings Salon: A Global Cultural Perspective

Richmond furnishings

Mar 20, 2019

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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

In the spirit of the intimate salon gatherings of the Enlightenment, guests will have the opportunity to discuss and engage in conversation with Tara Chicirda, Colonial Williamsburg’s curator of furniture, on the finer points of American federal furnishings and their context within the cultural shifts of the early 19th century. The salon will take place March 20 …

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Apr
13

Event

Court End Classical Richmond Furniture Tour

Richmond Furniture

Apr 13, 2019

10:00 am – 1:30 pm

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

The Valentine
1015 E. Clay St.
Richmond, VA 23219

Immerse yourself in the history of classical Richmond furniture! Get your tickets for tours that will highlight Richmond-made furniture exhibited at the John Marshall House, the Valentine, and John Wickham House on Saturday, April 13. Tour Guides John Marshall House: Ronald L. Hurst, vice president of collections, conservation, and museums and chief curator at the …

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May
15

Event

Save the Date: John Marshall, the Supreme Court and the Trail of Tears

Trail of Tears

May 15, 2019

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219

Preservation Virginia is partnering with the University of Oklahoma Center for the Study of American Indian Law and Policy to host, “John Marshall, the Supreme Court and the Trail of Tears,” May 15, 2019 at the Library of Virginia. Registration will be available in the coming weeks. The symposium will feature a panel discussion about …

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Feb
10

Event

John Marshall: Hidden Hero of National Union

John Marshall

Feb 10, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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

Visit the Virginia Museum of History & Culture February 10 – September 29 to view their latest exhibit, “John Marshall: Hidden Hero of National Union.” The museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The distinguished life of John Marshall, the nation’s fourth chief justice of the Supreme Court, parallels the unfolding of …

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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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