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Welcome to an almost daily peek at our beautiful Williamsburg, Virginia which includes the "Historic Triangle" consisting of Colonial Williamsburg -the world’s largest living history museum- Yorktown and Jamestown.

April 15, 2010

William and Mary's Marshall - Wythe School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia


The William and Mary Law School, in Williamsburg, Virginia, is historically known as the Marshall - Wythe School of Law. It was established in 1779 and is the oldest law school in the United States. Its namesakes are giants in legal history.

John Marshall was the fourth Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and studied law under George Wythe at William and Mary.  George Wythe was the first law professor in the U.S.    In addition to Marshall, Wythe taught law to Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe. Wythe's home is one of the exhibits open to the public in Colonial Williamsburg.

3 comments:

Naturedigital said...

We are learning the history looking at your photos..
Thank you.
Costas

Leif Hagen said...

A beautiful photo of a fantastic sculpture!

Lois said...

You certainly can't get more impressive than that! The statues are beautiful.

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