At a Glance
Learn about three extraordinary men whose legacies connect in Richmond. Come to know the man behind a famous rallying cry of the American Revolution, Patrick Henry, defender of religious liberty, leader at the forefront of the Virginia revolutionary forces and resolute opponent of a strong federal system. Witness the legacy of Chief Justice John Marshall, unsurpassed contributor to American jurisprudence and great rival to Henry and to Thomas Jefferson. Examine the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe, master of short prose, romantic poet and for Europeans the American prototype of the poor starving artist.