Road to Revolution Heritage Trail

The Road to Revolution Heritage Trail links historic sites and institutions in Virginia that interpret the life of Patrick Henry, orator of the Revolution and Virginia's first governor, as well as other important Virginians who made significant contributions to the American Revolution.

Original Sites: St. John's Church, site of Henry's "give me liberty or give me death" oration; Red Hill, Henry's last home and burial place; Hanover Courthouse, where Henry launched his public career; Polegreen Church, Henry's boyhood church; Pine Slash, a 300-acre tobacco farm dowried to Henry; Hanover Tavern, where Henry lived and studied law; Studley, Henry's birthplace; Hampden-Sydney College, a college he helped found; Scotchtown, one of Henry's homes; and Rural Plains, where Henry married Sarah Shelton in 1754.

New Sites: Mount Vernon, Gunston Hall, James Monroe’s Birthplace, Stratford Hall, Montpelier, Monticello, Ash Lawn-Highland, John Marshall House, Wilton, Colonial Williamsburg, and Yorktown.

We'll see you along the Road to Revolution!


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