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Scotchtown

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Great for history buffs

Visited on a quiet Saturday afternoon. Tom gave a wonderful tour for the 2 of us. Extremely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Spence S
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Patrick Henry's scotchtown

A great place to visit for American history buffs the home of one of America's most important... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kawikid607
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Built around 1720, Scotchtown is architecturally unique, and the house is surrounded by reproduction outbuildings and gardens. Since being acquired by Preservation Virginia in 1958, the house has been restored to its appearance during Patrick...more
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16120 Chiswell Ln, Beaverdam, VA 23015-1726
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a quiet Saturday afternoon. Tom gave a wonderful tour for the 2 of us. Extremely informative, hIghly recommend!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to visit for American history buffs the home of one of America's most important founding fathers who doesn't get the credit he deserves Patrick Henry from which he rode to deliver his great give me liberty or give me death speech

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Scotchtown is a plantation located 10 miles northwest of Ashland, Virginia, on Virginia State Route 685 in Hanover County, at 16120 Chiswell Lane in Beaverdam. From 1771 to 1778, it was the home of noted patriot Patrick Henry, a revolutionary who was elected governor of...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful staff! The gentleman that gave my dad and I a tour should be on stage playing Henry. Overwhelmingly informative. You'll learn a lot in 45 minutes here and get to see many historical artifacts. You can see the outside of the house without paying...More

1  Thank JimmyJohnnyCash
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This was on my wife's 'must-see' list for this vacation. Easy to find. Our guide was excellent with an extensive knowledge of Patrick Henry's life. The house has been nicely preserved with many original and period pieces. Well worth a stop.

3  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This is really a good site to visit with a very knowledgeable tour guide. Mr. Henry was a very interesting fellow.

2  Thank Carol C
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Even though Patrick Henry spent 7 years here, a lot went on during his time there. Our tour guide was wonderful and informative- I learned a lot a PH.

1  Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 7 March 2018

It takes a great docent to transform what otherwise would be an enjoyable historical experience into a truly memorable one. Susan, our docent at Patrick Henry's Scotchtown, was a great docent. She has some advantages to be sure. As a college professor of history you...More

2  Thank razar001
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Guide was incredibly knowledgeable about Patrick Henry. Some of the self-guided tours outside using a cell phone was very fun. Home included interesting points about Patrick Henry's life, including the very chair in which he passed away. I had just finished reading a biography that...More

1  Thank Olivia T
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We attended an event here in October where they had re-enactors and it was so interesting. The guides were very knowledgeable and it was like a step back in time. Patrick Henry's story is also a very interesting one. Very important part of our American...More

1  Thank matthew1874
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