John Marshall's Farm

John Marshall's Farm (HMDNN)

Location: Richmond, VA 23223
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 34.423', W 77° 21.886'

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Near this location stood Chickahominy Farm, the country residence of U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall. Spending weekends at the farm with his wife, Marshall wrote that farming provided many hours of "laborious relaxation." Born in 1775, Marshall fought in the Revolutionary War before studying law under George Wythe. As a Henrico County representative at the 1788 Virginia convention, Marshall voted for ratification of the U.S. Constitution. During his 34-year tenure as Chief Justice (1801-1835) Marshall continued his interest in farming, leading to his election in 1811 as president of the organization later known as the Agricultural Society of Virginia.
Marker NumberHC-22
Year Placed2005
Placed ByCounty of Henrico
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 3:28pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 291168 N 4161148
Decimal Degrees37.57371667, -77.36476667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 34.423', W 77° 21.886'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 34' 25.38" N, 77° 21' 53.16" W
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Area Code(s)757, 804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3994 Meadowview Ln, Richmond VA 23223, US
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