Christmas Open House with stew, holiday cookies, and beverages. Live music for the season including performing carolers. Costumed docents give guided tours of the house and plantation buildings, decorated in colonial era. Patrick Henry lived in several homes, including the elegant Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, but he loved best this plantation on the Staunton River which he referred to as "one of the garden spots of the world." The great patriot, orator, and Virginia's first elected governor moved to Red Hill, his last home and burial place, in 1794.