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Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial

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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...more
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1250 Red Hill Rd, Brookneal, VA 24528-3302
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Patrick Henry was a great founding father. Beautiful place and area. The staff was excellent and very informative. The view were some of the best I have ever seen anyway. Nice and relaxing self guided tour but starts with a presentation in the welcome area....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Ed R, thank you so much for your kind review! We are so glad that you enjoyed visiting Red Hill. We agree with you, the views are so peaceful and beautiful! A big part of our mission is education and when people visit we want...More

Reviewed October 27, 2018

Guided tour by very friendly staff who really enjoy sharing their knowledge of the times. learned a lot about the history of the house and grounds and the Patrick family. A great way to spend an afternoon and learn a little history at the same...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review Thomas J! We are so glad that you enjoyed your day at Red Hill! Education is a huge part of our mission and your review reflects that our mission was accomplished. We hope that you will will...More

Reviewed October 26, 2018

We were a large family reunion group, and found the Staff was excellent in accommodating our full group (~30) and all our special needs. The depth of knowledge of the staff, and the site itself was well worth our time...and the group was unanimous in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Jim, we thoroughly enjoyed having your group here! Patrick Henry treasured family time so it was a fitting place for a family reunion and we are so happy that you all felt the same way! Thank you for your kind review and we hope that...More

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

I knew nothing about Patrick Henry except that he said, “Give me liberty or give me death!” But after a guided tour of Red Hill, my horizons have been considerably enlarged. It’s a beautiful place, with personable docents with incredible historical knowledge. It’s unfortunate that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Thank you Betsy B for your kind review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to Red Hill and very happy that you learned something new about Patrick Henry. Like you, we are quite fond of the National Champion Osage Orange tree -...More

Reviewed September 8, 2018

When we were there, there were very few visitors. The video and the guide at the visitor was very helpful. We really enjoyed this. the guide let us use a golf court to tour the grounds.

Date of experience: September 2018
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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thank you John for your 5 star review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and felt like we were worth the drive in beautiful southern Virginia. We often refer to ourselves as a hidden gem. Thank you again!

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a must visit for all of you history buffs out there!! I always enjoy coming to Red Hill for so many reasons. Seeing the home of this prominent figure in our Nation’s history is so important! The tour is very informative and interesting....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you so much Madilynne! We love that you continue to visit us and want to make sure others do the same. You are a great advocate and we appreciate your love of history (and Patrick Henry)! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed August 11, 2018

If you have visited St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia, where Patrick Henry, the fiery legislator and orator of the American Revolution, delivered his famous "Give me liberty or give me death" speech, you have to visit his retirement home, Red Hill, near the town...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you Taylor B for visiting Patrick Henry's Red Hill and your kind review! The information you shared is a good overview of what we have here and very helpful to others who might be interested in visiting us. We hope that you will come...More

Reviewed July 17, 2018

This was a very nicely done site. It is not for everyone, but anyone with a hankering for this kind of historical site should try it. Refurbished buildings are nicely done; one was even air conditioned! The visitor center and museum were air conditioned as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thank you Edward D. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit. Sorry you thought the video was "a bit cheesy," as it was professionally produced and is full of historical facts regarding Henry's entire life, as well as many facts that are not commonly...More

Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

The PHNM is a very nice place. Peaceful, great location and views. However the day we stopped was a Sunday with the hours supposed to be 12 to 5, and they were closed when we arrived at 3pm. Several others were there as well. So...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Dear tmrringo, We are so very sorry about Sunday. Our only excuse was that the scheduled employee had an emergency that we were unaware of and could not make it to work. If we had known someone would have taken their place. Please contact us...More

Reviewed July 15, 2018

We were really looking forward to visiting Red Hill and a special trip to do so. We arrived at 2:30 on a Sunday afternoon. The brochure and website said they were open until 4:00. We were disappointed to find the welcome center closed. About ten...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Dear ValGary2014, We are so very sorry about Sunday. Our only excuse was that the scheduled employee had an emergency that we were unaware of and could not make it to work. Please contact us so we can give you passes to return. We can...More

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The outline in the grass shows the additions to Patrick Henry's original house by his son, John, and then his great granddaughter, Lucy Henry Harrison. The house (including Patrick Henry's original house) burned to the... More
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