Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial

See where Patrick Henry lived the last years of his life, and tour his final resting place. Gain a better understanding of colonial history and his role in it by visiting this location near Brookneal, Virginia. The home, now operated as a museum, was obtained from his great-granddaughter, and workers have lovingly restored it. 

Things to Do

Things To Do Near Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial

Stop at the visitor center to get an orientation of this property before beginning to explore it. See the historic buildings, including Patrick Henry’s home, his law office, a colonial kitchen, a tobacco-curing barn, and slave quarters. Living history days are frequently held here with special activities. 

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How To Get To Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial

If you are coming from Richmond, it is about a two-hour drive to Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial. Take Interstate 76 South to Virginia State Route 360. Head west, and turn on U.S. 15 towards Keysville. Turn right on Virginia State 40. Turn left onto Mount Calvary Road and left onto Patrick Henry Road. In about 8 miles, turn right onto Red Hill Road. Go approximately 1.5 miles, and you will see this location on your right. 


1250 Red Hill Road, Brookneal, VA 24528

Fee: Entry fee (adults age 18 to 64) $8.0

Fee: Entry fee (seniors age 65 and up) $7.0

Fee: Entry fee (children ages 5 to 17) $4.0

Children under 5 receive free entry to the memorial.

If you love history and remote locations, be sure to visit Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial. Learn more about Patrick Henry, who is best remembered for the quote “Give me liberty or give me death!” See how tobacco farms operated during the colonial era. Then, head out to enjoy the beautiful scenery surrounding this area. Lynchburg is less than 60 minutes to the north. You can sled and snowboard all year long in this historic community. There are great places to shop where you can pick up new items for your RV or home. There are also marvelous places to dine. Make getting around this remote area of Virginia easier by bringing your RV. If you do not have one, you can rent one from RVshare and take advantage of 24-hour roadside assistance during your travels.