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Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 ¿ June 6, 1799) was a prominent figure in the American Revolution, known best for his "Give me Liberty, or give me Death!" speech, given at the Second Virginia Convention at St. John's Episcopal Church in Richmond. Henry was one of the most influential and radical advocates of the American Revolutionary War and republicanism. He spoke out against corruption in government officials and was a great defender of historic rights. Henry is also known for the quote, "If this be treason, make the most of it! "
Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 ¿ June 6, 1799) was a prominent figure in the American Revolution, known best for his "Give me Liberty, or give me Death!" speech, given at the Second Virginia Convention at St. John's Episcopal Church in Richmond. Henry was one of the most influential and radical advocates of the American Revolutionary War and republicanism. He spoke out against corruption in government officials and was a great defender of historic rights. Henry is also known for the quote, "If this be treason, make the most of it! " « Show less

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  • Patrick Henry's Virginia home broadens view of historical figure

    Patrick Henry's Virginia home broadens view of historical figure
    BROOKNEAL, Va. — Most Americans know Patrick Henry for one speech: "Give me liberty or give me death," delivered March 23, 1775, at St. John's Episcopal Church in Richmond, Va., during the Second Virginia Convention. One place you can learn more...
  • Tabb posts top combined team score in Kecoughtan Invitational swim meet

    NEWPORT NEWS — Tabb High finished second in both girls and boys competition in the 23rd annual Kecoughtan Invitational swim meet Saturday at Midtown Community Center, posting the best combined team score by any school. Hampton Roads Academy was...
  • Anniversary: Don and Ivy Fiske

    Don and Ivy Fiske will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary on June 8. The couple were born in Minneapolis and attended Patrick Henry High School and North Methodist Church. Don enlisted in the Army following graduation from high school. After two...
  • Mcfadden, Bethel girls relay earn Group AAA state titles in track and field

    The Peninsula District has an individual state track champion and a relay winner. Daniel Mcfadden of Heritage won the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.0 and his teammate, Jamar Bateman, finished sixth in the event at Saturday's Virginia High School...
  • Phoebus' title is the 15th for the Peninsula District in 25 years

    The road to the Division 5 state championship goes through the Peninsula District. Since divisional play began in 1986, the state champion has either come from the Peninsula District or beaten a PD team in the playoffs in 22 of the 26 years. During...
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  • Patrick Henry Mall to host series of free summer concerts

    Patrick Henry Mall to host series of free summer concerts
    Patrick Henry Mall has launched its Family Music Festival, a series of Thursday night free concerts happening inside the mall near New York and Co. and the former Borders location. Aside from the music, the series will feature kids activities including...
  • Patrick Henry Mall's shopper pass yields free gifts

    Patrick Henry Mall's shopper pass yields free gifts
    If you shop or live near Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News, sign up for the Exceptional Shopper Pass (ESP). The pass offers additional discounts at stores inside the mall, and pass holders are offered a free gift every month. This month, the free gift is...
  • Questions about Medicare benefits? Ask doctor June 29

    Questions about Medicare benefits? Ask doctor June 29
    A new ad campaign is promoting the preventive care benefits of Medicare. So what are Medicare beneficiaries entitled to? "Roadmap to Medicare Benefits: What You Should Know" is the topic of this month's Doctor Is In lecture series at the Patrick Henry...
  • Military discounts abound in Hampton Roads

    Military discounts abound in Hampton Roads
    As flags wave and the red, white and blue is celebrated, it's a good time to highlight the bargain perks that are included as a part of military service. Local businesses, national chains and leisure attractions in our multi-branch town know the value...
  • Kids activities: 10 ideas to keep your tiny tot busy

    Kids activities: 10 ideas to keep your tiny tot busy
    Those hours between breakfast and naptime can be difficult to fill some days. Stretch your child's imagination with these activities around town. 1 Meet mom at the mall Each month, Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News sponsors a Mom & Me event for...