Patrick Henry's Red Hill
1250 Red Hill Road
Brookneal, VA 24528 (800) 514-7463
Patrick Henry lived in several homes, but he loved best this plantation on the Staunton River which he fondly called "one of the garden spots of the world." The "Voice of the Revolution" moved to Red Hill, Henry's last home and burial place, in 1794 at the age of 57. Visit the reconstructed house and dependencies, original law office. The Visitor Center Museum houses the largest collection of Henry artifacts & memorabilia in the world, including the famous Peter F. Rothermel oil painting, "Patrick Henry before the Virginia House of Burgesses." Annual events include a Governor Henry Lecture, Independence Day Celebration, and Christmas Open House. Mon thru Sat 9-5; Sundays 1-5 (Nov-March: close at 4 p.m. and Mondays by appt.). Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's. Visitor Center is accessible.