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John Marshall’s Birthplace

 
 
John Marshall Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
1. John Marshall Birthplace Marker
Inscription.  Near this spot on September 4, 1755 was born John Marshall, Fourth Chief Justice of the United States.

This marker erected by Marshall Inn of the Legal Fraternity of Phi Delta Phi, 1928.

A marker erected by Marshall Chapter of Phi Delta Phi in 1902 is enclosed herein.
 
Erected 1928 by Marshall Inn of the Legal Fraternity of Phi Delta Phi.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1728.
 
Location. 38° 36.321′ N, 77° 42.565′ W. Marker is in Midland, Virginia, in Fauquier County. Marker can be reached from Germantown Road (Route 649) 0.3 miles east of Catlett Road (County Route 28). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midland VA 22728, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named John Marshall’s Birthplace (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Marshall’s Birthplace Park (approx. half a mile away); German Town (approx. 1.6 miles away); Elk Run Anglican Church Site
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(approx. 4.1 miles away); Elk Run Village (approx. 4.1 miles away); Stuart and Mosby (approx. 4.4 miles away); Catlett’s Station (approx. 5 miles away); Mosby’s Raid at Catlett’s Station (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midland.
 
More about this marker. Marker is at the end of a one half mile meandering path. Parking is available on Germantown Road.
 
John Marshall Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
2. John Marshall Birthplace Marker
Informational Sign at Entrance to Monument Trail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
3. Informational Sign at Entrance to Monument Trail
This path leisurely meanders ½ mile eastwards to a small monument marker indicating the birthplace of John Marshall. As you walk back through history over the land once trod by him, breathe deep the fresh air and reflect upon the progress of our County and Nation that John Marshall so dramatically shaped.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,824 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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