St. John's Church Visitor Center Guest Book - Richmond, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 37° 31.874 W 077° 25.208
18S E 286156 N 4156559
Quick Description: A visitor center for St. John's Church in Richmond, with a guest book.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 8/1/2014 5:26:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMM6X9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter
Views: 1

Long Description:
This is the spot where Patrick Henry delivered his famous speech. This visitor center has all the information you will seek while here. The state marker says, "Here on 23 March 1775 Patrick Henry delivered his "Liberty or Death" speech, calling for American independence, during the second Virginia revolutionary convention that included as members George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Peyton Randolph, and Richard Henry Lee. Saint John's Church was built in 1741 by Richard Randolph on land donated by Richmond's founder, William Byrd II. It continues to serve Henrico Parish (founded 1611). Buried in its churchyard are George Wythe and Elizabeth Arnold Poe, mother of Edgar Allan Poe."
Location Type: Visitors Centre/Library

Date Guest Book Was Started: Not listed

Owners Name: Not listed

Nearest Parking Spot: Not Listed

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