September 19, 2010

The skeleton structure of Historic Polegreen Church will be joined by some modern amenities when a visitors center is dedicated Tuesday at noon. The new building has space to show visitors an introductory film, “The Great Awakening: The History of Polegreen,” a foundation office, a breezeway big enough for picnicking and restrooms.

April 26, 2010

Virginia’s road to the revolution may have begun when statesman Patrick Henry gave his “Give me liberty or give me death” speech to the Second Virginia Convention in March 1775 at St. John’s Church. Now, 235 years later, a heritage trail signifying historic sites and institutions interpreting Henry’s life begins at the same place. The […]

April 25, 2010

Today, Virginia unveils another vehicle to highlight the state’s exceptional history. McDonnell will join state officials and tourism leaders this afternoon at 2 p.m. to announce a new item in the state tourism toolbox: The Road to Revolution Heritage Trail.

April 1, 2010

The Road to Revolution State Heritage Trail project has been underway since legilation made it an official entity in 2007. It honors the life of Patrick Henry.

September 25, 2008

From the discovery of its foundation by archaeologists, the site of historic Polegreen Church has come a long way toward becoming the focal point in the history of religious liberty in Virginia. Last Saturday, a historic highway marker was unveiled and a ribbon was cut, opening up the site’s historical timeline, a walk of religious […]

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