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Grave of John Marshall, Shockoe Hill Cemetery, north end of Third Street, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1915-1930

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Summary:Grave of John Marshall, Shockoe Hill Cemetery, north end of Third Street, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "Beautiful and Historical Richmond, Va. Series. No 96. Grave of John Marshall, Shockoe Hill Cemetery, north End of 3rd Street. The limited area of this cemetery having been filled with graves, no interments have been made therein for several years. The grave of Chief Justice Marshall, side by side of that of his wife, is shown in this view. Marshall's modest and unassuming simplicity of character is evidenced by the inscription he directed for his tombstone, as follows: 'John Marshall, son of Thomas and Mary Marshall, was born the 24th of Sept. 1755. Intermarried with Mary Willis Ambler, the 3rd of January, 1783. Departed this life the 6th day of July, 1835.'" Postcard number: 96, 39093.
Provider:Southern Bargain House
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Richmond
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Topical subjects:Graves
Marshall, John, 1755-1835
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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