The Reverend Robert Rose Monument (c. 1751), the oldest visible grave maker at St. John’s Church, has been nominated to be one of Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts of 2013:
The marble monument is severely deteriorated and in need of immediate repair and stabilization before any more original historic fabric is lost. St. John’s Church is a National Historic Landmark and the original location of Patrick Henry’s “Liberty or Death” speech. Photos by Sarah Whiting.
YOU CAN VOTE HERE to get the Reverend Robert Rose Monument onto the list.