Patrick Henry, whose fiery speech at St. John’s ignited the American Revolution.


The rich history of St. John’s Church and its role in the founding of our country.


Through engagement!  Our field trips and educational programs bring history to life.


The Church and graveyard, and step back in time with a guided tour or reenactment.

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Henricus – Where It All Began

Henricus Saint John’s Church has been located in historic Church Hill since 1741 on land that was generously donated by William Byrd II.  However,... More »

Lord Dunmore’s Virginia Reign

One of the more infamous figures whose influence lead up to the American Revolutionary War was John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore, who was better known... More »

The Stamp Act

George Greville introduced the Stamp Act as a means of increasing revenues from the colonies in the wake of the Seven Years War. He assured the Parliament... More »

2014 Summer “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!” Reenactment Series

Join is for our last reenactment of the summer! For all summer reenactments: 1:15 p.m.          Doors open, seating is on a first-come,... More »

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St. John’s Church Foundation

2401 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223

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Mon-Sat: 10-4 pm
Sunday: 1-4 pm


Street parking is available

Handicapped accessible

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