School Visits

St. John’s Church Foundation conducts educational programming in support of the Virginia Standards of Learning.

We offer Group Tours as well as Private Reenactments for your class or school.   Our programming and materials align with Virginia Standards of Learning for Virginia Studies and English.

Virginia Studies: VS.1a-g, VS.2b, VS.2c, VS.2f, VS.2g, VS.3a, VS.3c-e, VS.4a, VS.4c, VS.4d, VS.5a-c, VS.6a
English: English 4.1 (optional), English 4.3, English 4.5; English 5.1 (optional), English 5.4, English 5.6img_2389

School Tours

Costumed interpreters lead:

  • A discussion of the events in Virginia that led to the American Revolution and the vigorous debates of the Second Virginia Convention, during which Patrick Henry delivered his famous “Give me liberty or give me death!” speech.
  • An overview of Patrick Henry’s life and political career and a tour of the graveyard, where numerous individuals prominent in Richmond and Virginia history are buried, including George Wythe and Elizabeth Arnold Poe.

Please allow at least 45 minutes when scheduling.

Contact the Visitor Center at 804-648-5015 to book your school tour.

Historical Reenactments

IMG_9946Professional actors in 1770s attire portray ten delegates, including such prominent Virginians as Richard Henry Lee, Benjamin Harrison, Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. Your students will witness the democratic process at work through the animated reenactment of the Second Virginia Convention, which culminated in Patrick Henry’s “Give me liberty or give me death!” speech. Please allow at least one hour when scheduling.

Reenactment Rate: $800.00

Contact the Visitor Center at 804-648-5015 to book your reenactment.

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Thank You, Sponsors!

The St. John’s Church Foundation is grateful for our sponsors. Please click on the links below for a list of sponsors of these great programs and activities:

“Legacy of Liberty Preservation Project: Phase 2”

“Give Me History!” Title I Program

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St. John’s Church Foundation

2401 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223

Visitor Center:


1-877-915-1775 toll free


Monday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM  Sunday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Last tour leaves at 3:30 PM each day

Street parking is available

Handicapped accessible

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