Historic Sites: John Marshall House

Nov
3

Event

Olde City Eats: Richmond’s History Urban Foodways Webinar

Nov 3, 2021

12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Join Preservation Virginia’s John Marshall House and community members in our webinar, “Olde City Eats: Richmond’s Historic Foodways” on November 3, 2021 at 12pm. In this 60-minute program, panelists will explore the history of urban shopping, cuisine, and slavery in early 19th Century Richmond, and how we remember that legacy today. Panelist information is forthcoming!  …

more info
Oct
28

Event

John Marshall and the Trilogy Cases Virtual Program

Oct 28, 2021

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Join us in this 60-minute virtual tour as we explore Chief Justice John Marshall’s “Trilogy Cases” relating to Native American sovereignty in the United States and the impact of his decision in these three cases. Free with a suggested donation of $10. …

more info
Oct
12

Event

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

Image: “Slaves Waiting for Sale: Richmond, Virginia,” by Eyre Crowe, 1861

Oct 12, 2021

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Join us on this 60-minute virtual tour as we explore the presence, lives, and labors of the 8-16 people John Marshall enslaved in his Richmond home between 1790 and 1835. By reinterpreting our historic collections objects on display in the John Marshall House, we hope to return agency to the people Marshall enslaved, such as …

more info
Sep
17

Constitution Day 2021

By Meika Downey, Education Coordinator, Preservation Virginia September 17, 2021 Happy Constitution Day! On this day in Philadelphia in 1787, 39 of our founders signed the United States Constitution, the most radical governing document of the age. While American founders agreed the previous government under the Articles of Confederation needed replacing, the 70 delegates to …

READ MORE
Sep
28

Event

John Marshall at Home Virtual Tour

Sep 28, 2021

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Join us for our 60-minute signature virtual tour, “John Marshall at Home.” This 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. Tickets: Free/Suggested Donation of $10 …

more info
Sep
25

Event

Freedom Constellations Tours at the John Marshall House

Sep 25, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Oct 9, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Oct 28, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Nov 6, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Nov 20, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Freedom Constellations is a one of kind interactive public art project that imagines a world where all youth have what they need to thrive and stay free. Seen from miles away, the project includes 160 foot tall portraits of Richmond youth leaders on the sides of City Hall (the largest interactive installation on a municipal building …

more info
Sep
9

Event

Don’t Forget the Ladies: The Women in John Marshall’s Life Virtual Tour

Sep 9, 2021

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

In 1824, Chief Justice John Marshall commented that the “national character…depends more on the female part of society than is generally imagined.” While hardly a feminist by modern standards, John Marshall held a great admiration for the many strong and intelligent women that surrounded him throughout his life. This virtual focus tour will explore the …

more info
Nov
17

Event

Marshall and Madeira

Nov 17, 2021

6:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Join us in celebrating Chief Justice John Marshall’s favorite beverage: madeira wine! Madeira is a fortified wine produced on the island of Madeira off the coast of Portugal and was very popular in Early Republic Virginia because it could withstand the hot climate. We invite you to join us on November 17th from 6-8pm for …

more info
Oct
22

Event

John Marshall House Haunted History Tours

Oct 22, 2021

6:00 pm — 6:30 pm

6:30 pm — 7:00 pm

7:00 pm — 7:30 pm

7:30 pm — 8:00 pm

8:00 pm — 8:30 pm

8:30 pm — 9:00 pm

Oct 23, 2021

6:00 pm — 6:30 pm

6:30 pm — 7:00 pm

7:00 pm — 7:30 pm

7:30 pm — 8:00 pm

8:00 pm — 8:30 pm

8:30 pm — 9:00 pm

818 E Marshall St
Richmond, VA 23219

Join the historic John Marshall House on October 22nd and 23rd from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. for a haunted history tour. During your thirty 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 a paranormal investigator will share spooky …

more info
Sep
3

Event

Treason Trial of Aaron Burr Court End Tour

Sep 3, 2021

// no rows found

Sep 4, 2021

// no rows found

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 fate of former Vice President Aaron Burr. The Court End neighborhood is especially significant to this trial, with many of the key …

more info