Smithfield’s John Sinclair vs. General John Marshall, 1794
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When: July 22, 2023 02:00 PM until 03:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
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Smithfield’s John Sinclair vs. General John Marshall, 1794

2 p.m. Saturday, July 22, 2023

Today is the 229th anniversary of the town’s second most dramatic event – the armed confrontation between accused “privateer” John Sinclair and U.S. cavalry commander John Marshall, the future Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Learn the details of this locally infamous engagement and then take a short walk down S. Church St. to the actual scene of the drama.

Location: Isle of Wight County Museum, 103 Main Street, Smithfield, VA, 23430

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