Memorial dedicated to John Tyler, Sr. in the Tyler Family Garden

Item

Legacies Classification
Memorial Object
Memorial Type
Sculptural Memorial
Memorial Context
Memorialized Subject
Tyler, Sr., John
Title
Memorial dedicated to John Tyler, Sr. in the Tyler Family Garden
Background and Context
This statue is part of the Tyler Family Memorial Garden. John Tyler Sr. was Governor of Virginia from 1808-1811 and the father of John Tyler, President of the United States
Physical Description
bust on top of a base
Memorial Inscription
JOHN TYLER
(1747-1813)
GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA
1808-1811
GRADUATE OF THE
COLLEGE OF
WILLIAM & MARY 1765
MEMBER OF THE COLLEGE
BOARD OF VISITORS 1804

DESCENDANTS WHO
ATTENDED THE COLLEGE
WATT HENRY TYLER 1804
LEWIS TYLER 1811-12
WILLIAM WATT TYLER, JR. 1836-37
WATT HENRY TYLER, JR. 1839-40
BLAKE TYLER NEWTON 1911
BLAKE TYLER NEWTON JR 1935
BLAKE TYLER NEWTON III 1964
Creator/Participating Person(s)
The Tyler Family Garden is part of an endowment gift from Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Ruffin Tyler, son of Lyon Gardiner Tyler, to William & Mary’s history department. The garden is located outside James Blair Hall which houses the history department, then named the Lyon Gardiner Tyler Department of History, now named the Harrison Ruffin Tyler Department of History.
Date created, installed or dedicated
30 April 2004
Funded by
Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Ruffin Tyler
Location: Institution, City, State

Position: 334 (7 views)