49 Eliza Poe/Debbie Phillips

Eliza_Poe

This episode has 2 guests, Eliza Poe, the mother of Edgar Allan Poe and Debbie Phillips.  Eliza Poe discusses her life. Debbie Phillips, who is the Director of Operations for Richmond Discoveries and has developed a program called the Life and Times of Eliza Poe, and has been a clue on Jeopardy.

Eliza’s son Edgar is discussed on episode 2 found here.

Listen or subscribe to History Replays Today, The Richmond History Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Tunein, or another podcast manager.

TELL YOUR FRIENDS, TELL YOUR ENEMIES

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblr

Follow History Replays Today

facebooktwitterpinterestrsstumblr

32 Wickham House/David Voelkel

Wickham House LOC

On this Episode David Voelkel talks about the 1812 John Wickham House, who its occupants were, about 19th century living in general, and his approach to history in general. ¬†David Voelkel is the Director of Collections and the¬†Elise H. Wright Curator of General Collections at The Valentine. ¬†To hear more about The Valentine listen to episode featuring the museum’s director Bill Martin.

Subscribe to History Replays Today, The Richmond History Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Tunein, or another podcast manager.

Follow History Replays Today  facebooktwitterpinterestrsstumblr

TELL YOUR FRIENDS, TELL YOUR ENEMIES

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail
Support the sponsors
Use the Promo code HRT2014 for a discount at TFT with tm (220x45)The Farm Table

John Marshall/ Bobbie LeViness

John_Marshall_by_Henry_Inman,_1832

Joh Marshall by Henry Inman, 1832

John Marshall House c. 1900

John Marshall House at 818 E Marshall St, Richmond, Va c. 1900

Which Richmonder do you think has had the largest influence on the United States Government? ¬†It may be ¬†short list but at the top of that list, or at least near the top, has got to be John Marshall. ¬†On this episode Bobbie LeViness, Site Coordination of The John Marshall House at 818 E Marshall St discusses Marshall’s life.

Marshall built the house at 818 E Marshall St in 1790 ¬†and lived there until his death in 1835. ¬†Since the early 1900’s Preservation Virginia has owned the house and now runs it as a museum to the man who built it.

Marshall’s amazing life includes being an officer in the Continental Army and he was the first person, and still one of only a few, to serve in all 3 branches of the federal government. ¬†He is best know as the third confirmed Chief Justice of the United State. ¬†He is the longest serving and is known as the “Great Chief Justice”.

You are encouraged to visit the John Marshall House which closes during some of the colder months but reopens on Feb 28, 2014 and is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Subscribe or listen to History Replays Today, The Richmond History Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Tunein, or another podcast manager.

 

TELL YOUR FRIENDS, TELL YOUR ENEMIES

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblr

Support Our Sponsors

Frame Nation logoRiver City Segs Segway BAG PLATEsmall

Follow History Replays Today

facebooktwitterpinterestrsstumblr