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The Auxiliary

The Patrick Henry Auxiliary was formed in 1982 to support the Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation of Red Hill in its endeavor to promote the philosophy and contributions of Patrick Henry. Patrick Henry was America's "son of the Revolution" and Virginia's first elected governor.



    Activities of the Auxiliary


  • Guide groups, schoolchildren and adults, on tours of Red Hill
  • Interpret 18th century life on Days of Living History
  • Craft and sell boxwood wreaths
  • Participate in annual quilt-making fund-raiser
  • Assist in the quarterly newsletter mailing
  • Host the annual Red Hill Christmas Open House
  • Participate in special events such as Fall Harvest and Naturalization Ceremony
  • Lend support for various foundation functions including the Annual Governor Henry Lectures
  • Assist with sales in the Museum Shop
  • Staff historic buildings during Independence Day celebration and other special events
  • Sponsor the annual Patrick Henry Oratory competition of the National Forensic League
    Benefits

  • Free admission to Red Hill
  • 10% Discount on Museum Shop items
  • Discounted rates on foundation-sponsored trips
  • Educate the public about the contributions made by Patrick Henry
  • Support the mission to promote the philosophy of America's patriot and first governor of Virginia
    What you can expect

    When you join the Patrick Henry Auxiliary, you're making a commitment to support the Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation. You are committing to...

  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings (currently the Auxiliary monthly eight times a year)
  • Give two hours every other month or several hours each month... you choose how often you can lend a helping hand
  • Pay annual dues of $10
  • Participate in fund-raising activities of the Auxiliary
  • If you are interested in learning more about the Patrick Henry Auxiliary, please contact us