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

George Wythe

 
 
George Wythe Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2010
1. George Wythe Tablet
Inscription.
This tablet is dedicated
to mark the site where lie
the mortal remains of
George Wythe
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

Erected by
Patriotic citizens of Virginia
A.D. 1922

 
Erected 1922 by Patriotic citizens of Virginia.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Historic St. Johnís Church (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Johnís Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Johnís Episcopal Church (within shouting distance
George Wythe Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2010
2. George Wythe Gravesite
of this marker); Adams-Van Lew House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); British Invasion of Richmond, January 1781 (about 300 feet away); 2307 E. Broad Street (about 400 feet away); Confederate (Second) Alabama Hospital (about 600 feet away); Gen'l Joseph E. Johnston (about 700 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, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Biography of George Wythe. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (Submitted on July 5, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraNotable PersonsPatriots & Patriotism
 
St. John's Graveyard image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2010
3. St. John's Graveyard
St. John's Church image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2010
4. St. John's Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 824 times since then and 42 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 Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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