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The Historical Marker Database: Polegreen Church
The Historical Marker Database's entry for the sign marking the Totopotomoy Creek battle fought on and around the grounds of the church.

National and State Resources
APVA Preservation Virginia
The mission of APVA Preservation Virginia is to preserve, promote and serve as an advocate for the state's irreplaceable historic places for cultural, economic and educational benefits of everyone.

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Encyclopedia Virginia
Encyclopedia Virginia provides searchable articles on the history of Virginia. Articles can be searched by time and place on maps and in timelines.

National Register of Historic Places
See entry for Hanover Meeting House

Presbyterian Heritage Center
The Presbyterian Heritage Center at Montreat is dedicated to education about the history of Presbyterian and Reformed heritage and its worldwide mission, as well as the special history of Montreat.

Religious Liberty Texts
A list of important texts pertaining to religious liberty provided by Virginia Wesleyan College.

Road to Revolution Heritage Trail
The Road to Revolution Heritage Trail links historic sites and institutions in Virginia that interpret the life of Patrick Henry, orator of the Revolution and Virginia's first governor.

The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, 16 January 1786

Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation
Listing of land trusts and conservancies in Virginia

Virginia Department of Historic Resources
The Virginia Department of Historic Resources is the State Historic Preservation Office.

Road to Revolution State Heritage Trail Sites
Hampden-Sydney College
Hampden-Sydney College is a liberal arts college for men. Patrick Henry, believing that "every free state" should promote "useful knowledge amongst its citizens," helped to create the College in Prince Edward County in 1775. Six of Henry's sons studied there. The 10th oldest college in the United States, Hampden-Sydney also founded the Presbyterian Union Theological Seminary.

Hanover Tavern
Patrick Henry lived at the Tavern site in 1763 when he argued the "Parson's Cause" across the street at Hanover Courthouse.

Historic St. John's Church
St. John's Episcopal Church is the oldest church in Richmond, Virginia. St. John's hosted the Second Virginia Convention in 1775. It was at this meeting that Patrick Henry challenged his comrades with, "Give me Liberty or give me Death."

Red Hill
The Patrick Henry National Memorial. Located in Charlotte County, VA, it was Patrick Henry's residence from 1794-1799. Henry is buried at the site.

Patrick Henry made his home at Scotchtown from 1771 to 1778.

Local Interest
Greater Richmond Tourism Association
The Greater Richmond Tourism Association brings together professionals from the Region's world-class museums, attractions, hotels and related businesses each month.

Hanover County Historical Society
The Hanover County Historical Society's mission is to promote Hanover County's rich history and heritage.

Hanover Historic Commission
The Commission serves as a resource of ideas and initiatives to assist the County in promoting the recognition of and appreciation for the history of the County and protecting, preserving, and restoring the many historic landmarks and areas within the County.

Heritage and History of Hanover County
Heritage and History of Hanover County, Inc. was chartered in 2004 to embark on a series of publishing ventures to introduce the public to Hanover's historic role in our nation's past.

Richmond Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau

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National and State Resources
Road to Revolution State Heritage Trail Sites
Local Interest
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