Upcoming Events

Aug
29

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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Aug
30

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
7

Dune Talk: Battle of the Capes

Sep 7, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Henry Lighthouse
583 Atlantic Avenue
Fort Story, Virginia 23459

The Battle of the Capes was the largest and most decisive naval battle during the Revolutionary War. It happened in the Chesapeake Bay between two capes: Cape Charles and Cape Henry. Visit Cape Henry Lighthouse September 7 to learn about the importance of this battle, what went wrong for the British and how it ultimately …

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Sep
6

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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