Upcoming Events

Jul
28

Online Program- Going to the Source: How Historic Documents Reveal Life at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown and Red Hill

Jul 28, 2021

12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown and Patrick Henry’s Red Hill are teaming up to take a closer look at primary source documentation for the time periods when Mr. Henry was living in these two locations. What stories do these surviving documents tell us about his life, family and the enslaved who lived at Scotchtown and Red Hill? Guest …

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Aug
11

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

Aug 11, 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 …

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Aug
24

The Legal Legacies of John Marshall Virtual Program

Aug 24, 2021

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Join us in this 60-minute virtual program in an exploration of Chief Justice John Marshall’s most impactful decisions on the U.S. Supreme Court, including decisions such as the landmark case, Marbury v. Madison (1803), and others including Gibbons v. Ogden (1824), and lesser known freedom lawsuits like Hezekiah Wood v. John Davis and Others (1812). …

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