The John Marshall House

Explore the John Marshall House, home of Chief Justice John Marshall who was known as the “Greatest Man Never to be President.” Marshall and his family lived in the house during the late 18th to mid-19th century. Highlights on display from Marshall’s collection come from various countries, and include a portrait of John Marshall by William James Hubard, porcelain dinnerware, a tea caddy, and a coffee pot.

contact info

Hrs: Fri. & Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

School

On a tour of the house, groups will see the original house furnishings, which include Marshall’s couch, a bookcase, mantel clock, and more. Groups can also take a walk through the garden and even try Marshall’s favorite game. Reservations can be made any day, at least one week in advance.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Government, Historic Figures.

contact info
Phone: 804-648-7998
Email: johnmarshallhouse@preservationvirginia.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 12 min., 25 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-1 hour. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

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The John Marshall House

Explore the John Marshall House, home of Chief Justice John Marshall who was known as the “Greatest Man Never to be President.” Marshall and his family lived in the house during the late 18th to mid-19th century. Highlights on display from Marshall’s collection come from various countries, and include a portrait of John Marshall by William James Hubard, porcelain dinnerware, a tea caddy, and a coffee pot.

contact info

Hrs: Fri. & Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

Scouts

On a tour of the house, groups will see the original house furnishings, which include Marshall’s couch, a bookcase, mantel clock, and more. Groups can also take a walk through the garden and even try Marshall’s favorite game. Reservations can be made any day, at least one week in advance.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Government, Historic Figures.

contact info
Phone: 804-648-7998
Email: johnmarshallhouse@preservationvirginia.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 12 min., 25 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-1 hour. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Accessible To: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

The John Marshall House

Explore the John Marshall House, home of Chief Justice John Marshall who was known as the “Greatest Man Never to be President.” Marshall and his family lived in the house during the late 18th to mid-19th century. Highlights on display from Marshall’s collection come from various countries, and include a portrait of John Marshall by William James Hubard, porcelain dinnerware, a tea caddy, and a coffee pot.

contact info

Hrs: Fri. & Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

Camp

On a tour of the house, groups will see the original house furnishings, which include Marshall’s couch, a bookcase, mantel clock, and more. Groups can also take a walk through the garden and even try Marshall’s favorite game. Reservations can be made any day, at least one week in advance.

topics covered:
American History, Government, Historic Figures.

contact info
Phone: 804-648-7998
Email: johnmarshallhouse@preservationvirginia.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 12 min., 25 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-1 hour. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

The John Marshall House

Explore the John Marshall House, home of Chief Justice John Marshall who was known as the “Greatest Man Never to be President.” Marshall and his family lived in the house during the late 18th to mid-19th century. Highlights on display from Marshall’s collection come from various countries, and include a portrait of John Marshall by William James Hubard, porcelain dinnerware, a tea caddy, and a coffee pot.

contact info

Hrs: Fri. & Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

Homeschool

On a tour of the house, groups will see the original house furnishings, which include Marshall’s couch, a bookcase, mantel clock, and more. Groups can also take a walk through the garden and even try Marshall’s favorite game. Reservations can be made any day, at least one week in advance.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Government, Historic Figures.

contact info
Phone: 804-648-7998
Email: johnmarshallhouse@preservationvirginia.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 12 min., 25 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-1 hour. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

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