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In 1837, the people of Guyandotte, then a village on the Virginia frontier, resolved to open a school for their sons and daughters. Tradition says local lawyer John Laidley convinced his neighbors to name the school for his friend, Chief Justice John Marshall. The one-room log cabin that housed those first students soon gave way to a two-story brick building that, with various additions over the years, became the school's Old Main. For decades, the cherished landmark has stood like a proud sentinel, watching Marshall grow and evolve into a major university with an enrollment over 16,000. This remarkable volume, with more than 200 historic photographs from the Marshall archives, chronicles the dramatic Marshall saga.

  • ISBN-13: 9780738541907
  • ISBN-10: 0738541907
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
  • Publish Date: December 2005
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.58 x 0.36 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.71 pounds
  • Page Count: 128