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Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Virginia Convention of 1788

 
 
The Virginia Convention of 1788 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 8, 2009
1. The Virginia Convention of 1788 Marker
Inscription. The Virginia Convention of 1788 met in the Richmond Academy near this spot and ratified the United States Constitution.

Placed by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, 1907.
 
Erected 1907 by Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
 
Location. 37° 32.323′ N, 77° 25.797′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of East Broad Street and College Street, on the right when traveling west on East Broad Street. Click for map. The marker is affixed to a column to to the right of the entrance to Monumental Church. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23298, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monumental Church (a few steps from this marker); Memorial Terrace (a few steps from this marker); First African Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named First African Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Philip's Way (within shouting distance of this marker); Egyptian Building
The Virginia Convention of 1788 Marker at Monumental Church image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 8, 2009
2. The Virginia Convention of 1788 Marker at Monumental Church
(within shouting distance of this marker); St. Philip School of Nursing (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Egyptian Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .  Constitution Society. The debates in the Convention of the Commonwealth of Virginia, on the adoption of the Federal Constitution. (Submitted on May 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
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The Virginia Convention of 1788 Marker at Monumental Church image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 8, 2009
3. The Virginia Convention of 1788 Marker at Monumental Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 627 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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