John Marshall, known as the great Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, built this dignified house in 1790 and made it his home for forty-five years. The house is an outstanding example of Federal architecture and retains most of its original features. It contains a rich collection of family-owned furnishings and Marshall memorabilia. The garden features plants popular in the 18th century. The John Marshall House is an Official Historic Site of Preservation Virginia.
The John Marshall House is open for tours March through December, Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Also, the John Marshall House is open the weekend after Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.