John Marshall


Named For: John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States.

Construction/Completion Date: Oct. 23, 1998

Campus Location: In a circular piazza, between Drinko Library and the Memorial Student Center, facing John Marshall Drive.

Description: 8-foot tall bronze statue, designed by William Behrends of Tryon, N. C. Inscribed: “John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States 1801-1835.” This statue with its circular area, defines a network of radiated pedestrian paths through the inner campus. The 6-foot base is engraved: “Revolutionary soldier. Definer of the Constitution. Devoted husband and father.”










John Marshall Resources

John Marshall Center for Constitutional History and Civics

The Namesake,” by Jerome Gilbert and Joni Albrecht

Founding Executive Director Dr. Alan Gould’s account of the statue dedication

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