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Address: 1250 Red Hill Road, Brookneal, VA 24528
Phone Number: +1 434-376-2044
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Patrick Henry's Red Hill is the last home and burial place of Virginia's...

Patrick Henry's Red Hill is the last home and burial place of Virginia's first elected governor, Patrick Henry. Red Hill is the National Memorial for Patrick Henry and his life and home. Exhibiting Patrick Henry’s restored artwork, buildings, and the nationally ranked Osage orange tree, Red Hill offers tours, special events and school outreach programs.

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This memorial is at Patrick Henry's plantation in Central Virginia. The visitor center is very informative with a short movie describing Patrick Henry's life on this plantation... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

This memorial is at Patrick Henry's plantation in Central Virginia. The visitor center is very informative with a short movie describing Patrick Henry's life on this plantation. Then you can walk around and see the humble setting that he and his family lived in. There is also a museum that holds some of his actual artifacts. Worth the visit!

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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Patrick Henry, his wife and child are actually buried here on the property. You have the opportunity to walk around and check out the grounds and the buildings that were there when Patrick Henry was living there. There is also an orange tree that is there that is about 300 years old. A fun stop.

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Washington, D.C.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

A gem that is apparently overlooked by too many folks. What a treat to visit on Independence Day. I still can't over the fact that several of our guides were direct descendants of the man himself! Even though my mom walks with a cane, it was very doable. An amazing woman offered to drive us around on a golf cart... More 

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Was unprepared as to how much I was going to love this place. The docent was a very kind, energetic and informative lady.

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1 Thank Julio G
Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We decided to take a day trip to Red Hill, primarily to learn more about Patrick Henry and his family. And learn we did! The Visitors' Center provided the perfect presentation of Henry's life, his family and the times in which they lived. The staff was knowledgeable, kind and very "visitor-oriented." The site is beautiful...like stepping back 200 + years.... More 

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North Battleford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Any and everything you ever wanted to know about Patrick Henry, one of the fathers (lesser known) of confederation. The staff was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable.

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is definitely way out in the boonies! (Located about 35 minutes from Appomattox National Park.) However, it is worth a visit. There is a fee ($6 per person, $5 for seniors) Start at the Visitor Center where you will be given an overview of Patrick Henry's life, watch a short film, there is a small museum area featuring furniture... More 

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Leola, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This place was difficult to find, as we took many back roads to get there from Appomattox. It is Patrick Henry's last home and burial site. The original home burnt in the 1930s and a benefactor had it rebuilt as it had been when Henry resided there. The building housing his law office is original, as are many of the... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Nice day trip with mother and husband. Very interesting historical information. Lovely grounds to walk about.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Great side stop to take a walk and visit the "garden of America." 4th July one great hoot with reenactments and so much more!

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