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Ratification of the Constitution

 
 
Ratification of the Constitution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 8, 2009
1. Ratification of the Constitution Marker
Inscription.  On this site the Virginia Convention ratified the United States Constitution June 25, 1788

In the ratifying convention were Edmund Randolph, James Madison, George Wythe, Henry Lee, John Marshall, Patrick Henry, George Mason and James Monroe

The Virginia delegates to the Federal Convention were George Washington, James Madison, Edmund Randolph, George Mason, George Wythe, James McClurg and John Blair


 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsPatriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #04 James Madison, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #05 James Monroe series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is June 25, 1976.
 
Location. 37° 32.389′ N, 77° 25.843′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is on North 12th Street 0.1 miles north of East Broad Street, on the right when traveling north. This plaque is located at the entrance to the George Ben Johnston Auditorium. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 North 12th Street, Richmond VA 23298, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
George Ben Johnston Auditorium image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 8, 2009
2. George Ben Johnston Auditorium
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distance of this marker. Birthplace of Cardiac Transplantation (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Philip's Way (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Philip School of Nursing (about 300 feet away); Egyptian Building (about 400 feet away); Memorial Terrace (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Egyptian Building (about 400 feet away); Loving v. Virginia (about 400 feet away); The Virginia Convention of 1788 (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map 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 Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 822 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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