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St. John's Episcopal Church

2401 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23223-7128
+1 804-648-5015
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2401 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23223-7128
+1 804-648-5015
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Reviewed 16 June 2015

This is where the United States really began with Patrick Henry declaring "Give me Liberty or Give me Death." There are 9 actors portraying delegates from the convention and visitors are seated next to these characters in a church holding about 350. It's fun, educational...More

Thank clayhamner
Reviewed 15 June 2015

The church is currently undergoing exterior renovation so it is not great to look at, but the tour was so interesting. Our tour guide was so passionate and enthusiastic and clearly loves what he is doing. We loved being in this historic place where the...More

Thank Arlene M
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Went to see St. John's Episcopal Church and happened upon a reenactment of the 2nd Virginia Assembly and Patrick Henry "liberty or Death" speech from March 1775. Very nice time. Actors did a Great Job. Must see. Hopefully for you the Church renovations will be...More

1  Thank mcg312
Reviewed 3 June 2015

This small wooden church was once the largest public building in Richmond. As such, it was the site of the meeting before the Revolutionary Was where Patrick Henry gave his Give me liberty or give me death" speech. On Sunday afternoons in the summer, costumed...More

1  Thank 4Norma
Reviewed 3 June 2015

The place where Patrick henry gave his famous "Give me Liberty" speech comes to life. We had an excellent docent lead us into the church who engaged the kids into the history of the place.

Reviewed 29 May 2015

St. John's is an exceptional historical experience in RVA. Th egrounds are in the fascinating Churchhill neighborhood. The graves are interesting but the church and its Sunday reenactments is the real hook. The docents and actors do a phenomenal job of making history (Patrrick Henry's...More

1  Thank LizY121
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Great trip if you are into history.Reenactment was so accurate,very colorful with actors in character.

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 27 April 2015

If you're into history at all, this is a must see. And it's still a working parish. What made it all so good was the docent who gave us the history of the church and of Patrick Henry. This is American History 101 folks; don't...More

2  Thank JohninStPete
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Worth visiting and reliving the moment of history. Even better because you can walk up to block to an overlook and a great view of Richmond city. And then the opposite direction to all the amazing, now-nationally acclaimed restaurants and bakeries in the Hill. Street...More

2  Thank Hannah K
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Don't be cheap -- pay for the tour! You'll learn a bit of U.S. history and get to sit where some of our Founding Fathers debated the future of our nation. Then take a walk through the old cemetery.

2  Thank allen1000
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