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When is it Treason?

In Shakespeare’s England, when a group of religiously oppressed English subjects plot to overthrow the monarch, with gunpowder laid under the House of Parliament, will these citizens be given the protection of the Magna Carta or will they be denounced as traitors to the crown?

200 years later, in Jefferson’s American democracy, when his former Vice President plans to seize parts of Spanish America and make it his own empire, will Chief Justice John Marshall be able to give him his right to a fair trial or will he be presumed guilty of Treason until proven innocent?

Enjoy this unique event November 5: candlelight tours of 2 historic Richmond sites, exploring the true stories of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder plot of 1605 at Agecroft Hall, and John Marshall and the Aaron Burr Treason Trial of 1807 at The John Marshall House. Refreshments and lively conversation served after each tour. (Visitors are responsible for transportation). Individual tickets: $16. Advanced registration and payment is required at www.agecrofthall.org or call (804)-353- 4241.

Schedule for Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016:
4:00 p.m. Start your tour at either Agecroft Hall or The John Marshall House.
4:45 p.m. Enjoy refreshments from historical recipes at your first site and conversation
5:00 p.m. Travel to your next historic site,The John Marshall House or Agecroft Hall.
5:30 p.m. The next tour will start.
6:30 p.m. Enjoy refreshments and conversation

When is it Treason?