Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
to mark the site where lie
the mortal remains of
Born 1726 - Died 1806
Jurist and Statesman
Teacher of Randolph
Jefferson and Marshall
First Professor of Law
in the United States
First Virginia signer of the
Declaration of Independence
Patriotic citizens of Virginia
Erected 1922 by Patriotic citizens of Virginia.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1726.
Location. 37° 31.881′ N, 77° 25.193′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Broad Street and North 24th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2401 East Broad Street, Richmond VA 23223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Welcome to Historic St. John’s Church (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John’s Church (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint John’s Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Adams-Van Lew House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wyndham Bolling Blanton, M.D. (about 300 feet away); British Invasion of Richmond, January 1781 (about 300 feet away); Elizabeth Van Lew (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Also see . . .
1. St. John's Church. (Submitted on July 5, 2010.)
2. Biography of George Wythe. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (Submitted on July 5, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,053 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on August 25, 2014, by Michael Umberger of Williamsburg, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 5, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 5. submitted on October 27, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.