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Historic Polegreen Church

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

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.

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 Websites

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.

Scotchtown 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.

History of Hanover County Explore Hanover’s history including information on Virginia Civil War Trails, Richmond National Battlefield Park, The Ashland Museum, and more.

Richmond Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Come stand in a bit of American history !

Physical Address

6411 Heatherwood Drive
Mechanicsville, VA 23116

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 2111
Mechanicsville, VA 23116

Contact Us

(804) 730-3837

General Information

Polegreen Church is located in eastern Hanover County, 12 miles from downtown Richmond, Virginia.


Sunrise to sunset, year-round. Visitors' Center: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9am to 3pm.


Free and open to the public.

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Historic Polegreen Church Foundation | P.O. Box 2111, Mechanicsville, VA 23116 | (804) 730-3837 |