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Historic St. John's Church - where Patrick Henry gave his 'give me liberty or give me death' speech. Tours offered daily, every 30 minutes. Summer Liberty or Death Reenactment Series every Sunday from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 2 special...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
2401 E Broad St, Corner of E. Grace Street and 25th Street...facing E. Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23223-7128
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On a recent tour with a large group one of our stops was the St. John's Episcopal Church. This was a great stop.
We listened to a well prepared presentation by one of the actors, who was dressed in period costume, of the history of...More
Went to the church to experience The famous reenactment of Patrick Henry's Second Virginia Convention of March 1755. Characters were outstanding. Sitting in the the actual Church where Patrick Henry gave his speech stating Give Me Lberty or Give Me Death. A mus t see...More
This is not only a historic church it also has early Virginia political persons buried in their historic cemetery. Various times of the year they allow an enactment of Patrick Henry's Stamp Act Speech, and the re-enactors are in period costume and are absolutely captivating....More
Every Sunday during the summer, actors reenact the discussion the Virginia Assembly delegates had at historic Saint John's Church in Richmond in 1775. Patrick Henry presented a resolution, and a heated discussion ensued in which Patrick Henry gave his famous "Give me liberty or death"...More
When guest are visiting from out of state, I usually try to take them to St. John's Church for the Sunday reenactment, which only takes place during the summer. Everyone enjoys it, if they are interested in American history. It can get very crowded. You...More
This is a great re-enactment where you get to sit amongst re-enactors Patrick Henry's famous speech. The overall time for the experience is about 1 1/2 hours. Then you can take pictures with the re-enactors and visit the gift shop. It's all free, unless you...More
Historically important as the site of Patrick Henry's; "Give me liberty or give me death speech" but the visit was made all the more special by the oratory skills of our period dressed guide. Absolutely amazing & obviously very dedicated to his role. He even...More
Had this place bookmarked on our trip. Right in the heart of Richmond. Strolled around the grounds and checked out the the church, old place, not fancy but has character. Some beautiful stained glass and some historic pieces inside. We did not take the short...More