The event is free and open to the public, but you may purchase a ticket to reserve a seat at the forefront of history! Author Steven Smith will be at the Visitor Center signing his excellent kids books! Like Mystery on Church Hill!
It's the last reenactment of summer, folks. It's time to pack up the show til November. Don't miss it! The event is free and open to the public, but you may purchase a ticket to reserve a seat at the forefront of history!
St. John’s Church Foundation is pleased to host a talk with the Marquis de Lafayette in honor of Bastille Day (July 14th, 1789).
Calling All Military! Please join us for a free tour on Memorial Day as we kick off our participation in the Blue Star Museum program. Blue Star Museums offer free admission for active military all summer long, from Memorial Day til Labor Day. INCLUDED THIS MONDAY are veterans and retired military as well.
In honor of Patrick Henry, Delegate to the Second Virginia Convention from Hanover County, first Governor of a free Virginia, and orator of the lauded "Liberty or Death" speech inside Historic St. John's Church. Get your ticket today!
The wooden sounding board above the pulpit at Historic St. John’s Church is one of the most important colonial artifacts in Virginia. Dating to 1741 when St. John’s was built, it is one of four surviving colonial sounding boards remaining in Virginia. Come hear conservator Carey Howlett talk about his work. the discoveries he made and the secrets they reveal.
In honor of our 3rd President, scribe of the Declaration of Independence, AND attendee at that most famous Second Virginia Convention held at Historic St. John's Church in 1775, we present our Thomas Jefferson Birthday Show.
Seating is limited. Reserve your tickets now. Special evening show, on this the (almost) 243rd Anniversary of Patrick Henry's "Give me Liberty or Give me Death!" speech of March 23, 1775. We are are honored that Governor Northam is scheduled to attend this evening's reenactment.
In honor of our first President George Washington and ALL Presidents we celebrate Presidents' Day with our first Liberty or Death Reenactment of the year!
No tours from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. St. John's Church holds Ash Wednesday Service at noon.
The British invasion has begun! Join us at Richmond National Battlefield Park and Historic St. John’s Church for a first-of- its kind event interpreting the capture of Richmond by British Brigadier General Benedict Arnold on January 5, 1781. Dozens of reenactors from New Hampshire to North Carolina will take the field in Church Hill to bring the sounds, smells, and colors of America’s 18th century history to life!