For Teachers

 

We offer flexible programming for your school group.  Each year we do upwards of 80 reenactments for classes and schools from Richmond, across Virginia, and from all over the country. Come see what you are missing!

Witness the democratic process at work

inside Historic St. John's Church in Richmond VA, where Patrick Henry spoke the immortal words "Give me liberty or give me death!" in March 1775. 

Take your students back in time

to an historical reenactment at the original location. Sit among prominent Virginians like Richard Henry Lee, Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, as they engage in the debates and arguments of the Second Virginia Convention that ultimately gave birth to the United States we know today.  

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Our group tour tells the story of Patrick Henry and colonial Virginia, while the Liberty or Death reenactment shows the story in real life. 

Note: We have a free program for area Title I qualifying schools.

 
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Group Tour

Our costumed tour guide leads 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. Patrick Henry’s life and political career are also covered.

The Group Rate (20+ persons) is $6 per adult and $5 per student, payable on the day of your visit. 

Length of time is about 30 minutes. 

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Liberty or death reenactment

Professional actors in 1770s attire portray nine 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 culminates in Patrick Henry’s “Give me liberty or give me death!” speech. 

The cost is $800, due 30 days before the performance.  A $100 deposit holds the date. 

Length of time is about one hour.