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Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

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Great hidden jewel

We had a great tour of Patrick Henry’s home. Dawn was an excellent tour guide. She told us some... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Carole G
Richmond, Virginia
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A must see!

I am so glad that my husband and I visited Scotchtown last Friday. We were expecting to pop in and... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Alexandria, Virginia
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Scotchtown is the only original standing home of Patrick Henry, patriot and orator of the American Revolution, open to the public. Henry lived here from 1771 to 1778 and conceived his most influential revolutionary ideas at the home, including his...more
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16120 Chiswell Ln, Beaverdam, VA 23015-1726
+1 804-227-3500
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We had a great tour of Patrick Henry’s home. Dawn was an excellent tour guide. She told us some fascinating stories about Patrick Henry and his family. I highly recommend seeing the house and experiencing the tour

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carole G
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I am so glad that my husband and I visited Scotchtown last Friday. We were expecting to pop in and read a plaque about Patrick Henry, but instead we were delighted by our tour of the entire home. Our guide, Tom, was extremely friendly and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Visited on a quiet Saturday afternoon. Tom gave a wonderful tour for the 2 of us. Extremely informative, hIghly recommend!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit for American history buffs the home of one of America's most important founding fathers who doesn't get the credit he deserves Patrick Henry from which he rode to deliver his great give me liberty or give me death speech

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Scotchtown is a plantation located 10 miles northwest of Ashland, Virginia, on Virginia State Route 685 in Hanover County, at 16120 Chiswell Lane in Beaverdam. From 1771 to 1778, it was the home of noted patriot Patrick Henry, a revolutionary who was elected governor of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful staff! The gentleman that gave my dad and I a tour should be on stage playing Henry. Overwhelmingly informative. You'll learn a lot in 45 minutes here and get to see many historical artifacts. You can see the outside of the house without paying...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This was on my wife's 'must-see' list for this vacation. Easy to find. Our guide was excellent with an extensive knowledge of Patrick Henry's life. The house has been nicely preserved with many original and period pieces. Well worth a stop.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This is really a good site to visit with a very knowledgeable tour guide. Mr. Henry was a very interesting fellow.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank 577CarolC
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Even though Patrick Henry spent 7 years here, a lot went on during his time there. Our tour guide was wonderful and informative- I learned a lot a PH.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank danieller158
Reviewed 7 March 2018

It takes a great docent to transform what otherwise would be an enjoyable historical experience into a truly memorable one. Susan, our docent at Patrick Henry's Scotchtown, was a great docent. She has some advantages to be sure. As a college professor of history you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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