Welcome to Historic Polegreen Church

Experience the peace of Historic Polegreen Church, a beautiful open-air church. Feel the breeze and the sunlight welcome you as you enjoy the story of Rev. Samuel Davies and how he started Historic Polegreen Church, one of America's first non-Anglican churches. You'll feel his story come to life as you stand where he stood to preach sermons to members of his congregation, including Patrick Henry.

The Church lies just 15 minutes outside of Richmond, in Hanover County—a quaint, rural suburb. The Church site features a Visitor's Center tucked away in the woods and rolling, grassy, greens, perfecting for picnicking or simply just to enjoy the Church's viewshed.

News & Announcements

Easter Sunday Service

Sunday, April 21, 2019 7:00 am

Come celebrate Easter surrounded by the beauty of Historic Polegreen Church!  Pastor Evan Wildhack will lead everyone in worship and prayer.

Naturalization Ceremony

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:00 am

Witness history in the making as 70 people receive their citizenship!  This event is truly one that everyone should see, as it is a great opportunity to reflect on being an American citizen!  Refreshments will be provided.

Loved it, great piece of History, so peaceful there.

Marie 
June 2018

It was a lovely spot when lighted at Christmas. A holy place, you could almost hear Samuel Davies!

Lynette January 2018

A Hanover gem!

Debbie December 2017

Thank you for our tour! The birth of religious liberty lives at Historic Polegreen Church!

Eric July 2016

Just wanted to let you know that I have been wanting to visit for years and just did today. It was not a letdown. The grounds are beautiful!

Stacey September 2018


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Come stand in a bit of American history !

Physical Address

6411 Heatherwood Drive
Mechanicsville, Virginia 23116

Contact Us

(804) 730-3837
admin@historicpolegreen.org

General Information

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

Hours

Sunrise to sunset, year-round.

Admission

Free and open to the public.


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