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Reverend Robert Rose Monument named one of Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts

09/17/2013 10:09 AM by

The Reverend Robert Rose Monument (c. 1751), the oldest visible grave maker at St. John’s Church, has been names as 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.


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