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August 2017 Book Talks

BOOK TALK WITH ALYSON L. TAYLOR-WHITE<br>Shockoe Hill Cemetery: A Richmond Landmark History

BOOK TALK WITH ALYSON L. TAYLOR-WHITE
Shockoe Hill Cemetery: A Richmond Landmark History

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Time: Noon–1:00 PM
Place: Conference Rooms, Free

Author Alyson L. Taylor-White charts the history of the celebrated Shockoe Hill Cemetery and brings to life the stories of those buried there. Established in 1822, the cemetery is the final resting place for many famous and infamous icons of Richmond, including Chief Justice John Marshall, the longest-serving chief justice of the United States, and Union spy Elizabeth Van Lew, who operated an extensive espionage ring during the Civil War. A book signing follows the program.

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