Historical Marker Search

You searched for Postal Code: 23219

Showing results 1 to 10 of 182
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25N2_the-john-marshall-house_Richmond-VA.html
The John Marshall House The John Marshall House was the Richmond home of "the Great Chief Justice" from 1790 to 1835. The longest serving Chief Justice to date, Marshall was known as the "definer of the Constitution" and a shaper…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25N1_john-marshall-corps-of-cadets_Richmond-VA.html
The Corps of Cadets established at John Marshall High School in 1915 was the first military training program in a public school in Virginia. Dedicated to the thousands of young men who wore the uniform of the Corps of Cadets. This cadet …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21L1_loving-v-virginia_Richmond-VA.html
Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter, defined under Virginia's 1924 Racial Integrity Act as an interracial couple, married in June 1958 tn Washington, D.C and returned home to Caroline County, Arrested in July for violating Virginta's laws against…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WY0_overshot-waterwheel-historical_Richmond-VA.html
Overshot waterwheels generated mechanical energy that operated all of Tredegar's furnaces and machinery from the time of the Iron Work's founding in 1837 until just after the American Civil War. Turbines replaced Tredegar's waterwheel by the la…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WXE_southern-firepower-historical_Richmond-VA.html
This 6.4-incgh Brooke rifled cannon became a great source of pride for the Confederacy. Named for its inventor, John Mercer Brooke, this type of gun was renowned for its superior range, accuracy, and reliability compared to to its smoothbore count…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SVV_richmond-34-historical_Richmond-VA.html
On 22 Feb. 1960, 34 Virginia Union University students, 11 women and 23 men, refused to leave the segregated dining facilities here at Thalhimers department store and were arrested. Charged with trespassing, they were later convicted and fined. Th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1S5Q_a-legacy-on-leigh-street_Richmond-VA.html
This Italianate mansion was once the bustling home of pioneering African American entrepreneur Maggie Lena Walker (1864- 1934). Walker lived here for the final thirty years of her life and greatly expanded the home to accommodate four generations …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1OIM_millers-and-eggleston-hotels_Richmond-VA.html
Opened in 1904 and demolished in 2009, the hotel that stood here hosted regional and national black luminaries, celebrities, tourists, and leaders including Booker T. Washington. Built by William "Buck" Miller, Miller's Hotel was one of …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1MT8_the-robertson-hospital_Richmond-VA.html
On this site stood The Robertson Hospital in charge of Captain Sally L. Tompkins C.S.A. from 1862 to 1865.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1K6U_the-old-state-capitol_Richmond-VA.html
In 1780, Virginia's capital was moved from Williamsburg to Richmond to increase its accessibility and avert British attack by sea. On this corner, in commercial buildings confiscated from Loyalists, the General Assembly met until 1788. Here Thomas…
PAGE 1 OF 19