John Marshall's HomeThomas Marshall, the father of future Chief Justice John Marshall, built Oak Hill about 1773 and relocated his family there from The Hollow, their former home nearby. John Marshall resided at Oak Hill for two years until he entered the Continental army in 1775 at the age of twenty. He became the owner of the property in 1785 when his father moved to Kentucky. Although Marshall resided mostly in Washington, D.C. and Richmond, he improved Oak Hill and used it as a retreat. In 1819 his son Thomas, constructed an attached Classical Revival dwelling.
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|Placed By||Department of Historic Resources|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 4:15am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 247918 N 4308334|
|Decimal Degrees||38.88773333, -77.90630000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 53.264', W 77° 54.378'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 53' 15.84" N, 77° 54' 22.68" W|
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|Area Code(s)||540, 703|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3601-3607 Co Rd T185, Delaplane VA 20144, US|
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