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Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial

1250 Red Hill Rd, Brookneal, VA 24528-3302
+1 434-376-2044
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What a gem

We rode over after visiting Appomattox and were so glad we did. If you want to learn about Patrick... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RaleighNCtravel
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Raleigh, NC
10 Days thru Virginia

20 miles from Appomattox was this fascinating spot I never knew about. Patrick Henry is a... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
PAnomad4
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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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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 the nationally ranked Osage orange tree, Red Hill offers tours, special events and school outreach programs.
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“small museum” (9 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1250 Red Hill Rd, Brookneal, VA 24528-3302
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We rode over after visiting Appomattox and were so glad we did. If you want to learn about Patrick Henry and early American history, this is the place. It has many items of his and that era, beautiful grounds and a most friendly staff. Parking...More

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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you RaleighNCtravel for your kind review! We are so glad that you were able to visit and we hope that you will come back soon to enjoy some of our annual events! Keep in touch!

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

20 miles from Appomattox was this fascinating spot I never knew about. Patrick Henry is a particular favorite of mine among the US Founding Fathers since I played him in a school play centuries ago. This was his last home. A beautiful place. Saw his...More

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PHenrysRedHill, General Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Wow, we appreciate your review! Please come back when you can get the whole experience from one of our wonderful Visitor Center Associates, see the museum, and enjoy our orientation video. Thank you for visiting the "garden spot of the world"!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I visited here with my adult son recently. The docent was very knowledgeable and provided a great overview of Patrick Henry. I learned so much about this patriot I never knew. As great a patriot as he was in our nation's history, I also took...More

Thank Tina C
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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Tina, Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so glad that you and your son enjoyed your time here at Red Hill and took the time to go off the beaten path to visit. Our mission here is to preserve Patrick Henry's...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

This memorial is set way back in the country side. Anissa, my greeter, gave a very detailed account of Patrick's life, his two marriages, son, & other family members. Also his in the American revolution war. Before my self tour, viewed a 20 minute film,...More

Thank Jack L
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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you Jack for your kind review. Red Hill is definitely a beautiful place where you can step back in time in the wilderness of Virginia. We hope that you took away a better understanding of Patrick Henry as well as a newfound respect for...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

My wife has been wanting to visit this site since she was a child. Now being retired we had the chance to make it to here. Although finding the place is quite a challenge (need more signage from Brookneal to Red Hill) it is worth...More

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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you for your kind review! We are so glad that you and your wife finally made it to Red Hill, but most of all glad that you enjoyed being here! Fall is a beautiful time at Red Hill, but we are a little biased...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Recently learned of this gem off the beaten path from a Facebook page I follow, Hudson Heritage Farm. Very rich history of this patriot's plantation home. Restore mainhouse, ancillary buildings, and original law office. 350 year-old Osage Orange Tree!!! Be sure to take in the...More

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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review and compliments. We often refer to ourselves as a hidden gem so we are thankful that you feel the same. We are also fans of Hudson Heritage Farm! Come back anytime for our other special events like...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Love history, and had never been here before. Learn about Patrick Henry and his life. Visited in September, nice weather for viewing buildings outside. Great place to visit in fall. Very friendly people in visitor center. Enjoyed very much.

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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your kind review! Hope to see you again at one of our special events that take place throughout the year!

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We visited Red Hill while staying in nearby Appomatox, VA. Red Hill is well worth the drive. We were pleasantly surprised at how much we learned about Patrick Henry. The docents were extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The landscape is breathtaking and we very much enjoyed...More

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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you Jennifer, we are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to Red Hill. One of our goals is to make sure that our visitors learn something new that they never knew before about Patrick Henry. The beautiful grounds here at Red Hill really...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Red Hill sits just beyond the small town of Brookneal, VA. This site is easily accessible and impeccably maintained. Many artifacts belonged to Patrick Henry and the volunteers have diligently located and display additional period pieces. We encourage you to watch the video before touring...More

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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Christy, Thank you so much for visiting Red Hill and your kind review! We are delighted that you enjoyed watching the video prior to touring the grounds. It really does give a great overview of Patrick Henry's life and Red Hill.

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Red Hill after living in the area for quite some time. My three children ages 8, 12 and 14 loved exploring the grounds and seeing how life was like 200 years ago. The staff person was very attentive and answered all of our...More

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PHenrysRedHill, Public Relations Manager at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Charles, Thank you so much for visiting Red Hill with your family, and for your kind review! We love seeing children learn about the history here. We cannot wait to see you again in November for Bluegrass, Barbecue, and Brew Festival and in December for...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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