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ORGANIZATION: Patrick Henry's Red Hill

  • 1 person is interested

With fourteen buildings and over 1,000 acres to care for, Red Hill is always in need of volunteers who aren’t afraid to work with their hands. We have opportunities in the following:

  • Building maintenance (plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting)
  • Grounds maintenance (mowing, pruning, mulching, walking trail clearing)
  • Site improvements (erosion control, new plantings, walking path maintenance)

Benefits of being a Red Hill volunteer

  • Learn about Red Hill, Patrick Henry, Black history, and life in the late 18th century
  • Apply the knowledge, skills, and abilities you have developed to enhance and have an impact on families, youth, and schools who visit.
  • Meet people with common interests.
  • Help people from diverse backgrounds by introducing them to the many real and virtual opportunities and experiences available on the estate.
  • Earn a discount for use at the Red Hill Gift Shop.
  • Know that you make a difference!

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About Patrick Henry's Red Hill

Location:

1250 RED HILL RD, BROOKNEAL, VA 24528, US

Mission Statement

Patrick Henry's Red Hill promotes educational and research programs about the life, character, times, philosophy, and legacy of Patrick Henry. As part of that mission, Red Hill, Patrick Henry’s last home and burial place, is maintained and interpreted as a historic site and museum.

Description

Patrick Henry's Red Hill, stewarded by the Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation, was founded in 1944 to care for Red Hill and establish it as a National Memorial to Patrick Henry. After acquiring Red Hill from the Henry family, the Foundation began the process of restoring the property and constructing a museum to house what is now the largest collection of Patrick Henry-related artifacts in the world.

Today, Red Hill includes Patrick Henry’s grave and law office, his reconstructed house and other outbuildings, rare artifacts in the E. Stuart James Grant Museum Room, and a growing network of interpretive scenic trails. Educational programs such as living history days, school field trips, adult lectures, and museum exhibitions provide ample opportunities for community engagement and education.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Arts & Culture, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1250 Red Hill RoadBrookneal, VA 24528

(37.03226,-78.89861)
 

SKILLS

  • Landscaping
  • Construction
  • Electrical
  • Home Repair
  • Heating and Air Conditioning

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • 3 Hours a month

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