Historic Sites: John Marshall House

Dec
8

Event

Court End Christmas

Court End Christmas

Dec 8, 2019

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

818 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23219

Enjoy FREE admission to Preservation Virginia’s historic John Marshall House during Richmond’s longest-running Christmas Open House tradition. Our cellar shop will be open for holiday shopping to find that perfect gift!  The house will be decked out in holiday cheer, and warm seasonal beverages and cookies will be available to guests. Recipe cards with period …

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Sep
21

Event

John Marshall Birthday Celebration

Sep 21, 2019

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

818 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23219

His actual birthday is September 24, but we’ll be celebrating John Marshall on Saturday, September 21! Starting at noon, join us for a slice of birthday cake and a special Marshall-inspired beer created by Ardent Brewery, the Old Molasses Ale (Available for purchase by the glass, all proceeds going to preserve John Marshall’s Robe). Included …

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Sep
14

Event

Constitution Day Weekend Tours

The John Marshall House

Sep 14, 2019

10:00 am – 11:00 am

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

818 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23219

Fifty-five delegates from twelve states worked for four months to produce a draft Constitution in 1787. It satisfied no one fully. It was an elaborate system of checks and balances, separation of legislative, executive and judicial authority, and division of power between the national and state governments. Anticipating that many state legislators might be hostile …

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Nov
2

Event

Treachery and Treason Tour

Nov 2, 2019

10:00 am – 11:00 am

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

818 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23219

The high-stakes treason trial of Aaron Burr came at an unstable time – both in Europe and America. The American and French revolutions worried traditional European powers, who were determined to keep the radical new doctrine from undermining the power of their royalty. The United States seemed on the verge of a war with Spain …

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Aug
29

Event

Washington and Marshall Exhibit Members Only Preview

Aug 29, 2019

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

818 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23219

George Washington saw John Marshall as a good judge of character, often requesting his opinions of potential political appointees. In 1799, after his death, it was Marshall who eulogized Washington on the floor of the House, with Henry Lee’s refrain “first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen.” Preservation …

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Sep
20

Event

Washington and Marshall: Federalist Forged in Battle Exhibit

Sep 20, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

818 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23219

In his autobiography, John Marshall shares that the most formative experiences of his life came not in court but in battle. That was where he served under George Washington, “the greatest Man on earth,” whose example would inspire and guide him for the rest of his life. The conditions they encountered at Valley Forge and …

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Sep
13

Event

Washington and Marshall: Federalist Forged in Battle Exhibit

Sep 13, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

818 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23219

In his autobiography, John Marshall shares that the most formative experiences of his life came not in court but in battle. That was where he served under George Washington, “the greatest Man on earth,” whose example would inspire and guide him for the rest of his life. The conditions they encountered at Valley Forge and …

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Sep
6

Event

Washington and Marshall: Federalist Forged in Battle Exhibit

Sep 6, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

818 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23219

In his autobiography, John Marshall shares that the most formative experiences of his life came not in court but in battle. That was where he served under George Washington, “the greatest Man on earth,” whose example would inspire and guide him for the rest of his life. The conditions they encountered at Valley Forge and …

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Aug
30

Event

Washington and Marshall: Federalist Forged in Battle Exhibit

Aug 30, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

818 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23219

In his autobiography, John Marshall shares that the most formative experiences of his life came not in court but in battle. That was where he served under George Washington, “the greatest Man on earth,” whose example would inspire and guide him for the rest of his life. The conditions they encountered at Valley Forge and …

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Sep
21

Event

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day 2019

Sep 21, 2019

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. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019 to Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown, John Marshall House, Cape Henry …

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