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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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  • People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more

    Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through — as well as places and things. Its known for its Bacon (as in Nathaniel), its ham (as in Smithfield), its presidents...
  • The Peninsula offers opportunities for biking, fishing and more

    BIKING/CYCLING The Peninsula offers many opportunities for cycling enthusiasts. Whether you enjoy group rides, solo jaunts or competitions, Hampton Roads has many opportunities. Courses and trailways in the Tidewater region tend to be flat but are often...
  • Hit the road: Nearby attractions

    >Many destinations are within easy driving distance of Hampton Roads. Pack a cooler, fill up the tank and hit the road. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate army are still a...
  • Never forget: History museums

    From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history. HISTORY MUSEUMS 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....
  • Where to shop

    Stroll through shops in a town-like setting or escape to the comfort of an air-conditioned mall. City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive in Newport News. 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Development began in 2000. Major...
  • Phoebus girls place second in Group AAA state track meet

    - Peterson, Boddie lead Phoebus - Phantoms finish second behind Western Branch - Woodside's Burton wins boys 800. It has become "Christal clear." Phoebus High has returned to the fast lane of girls' track and field. In a blink, the Phantoms have gone...
  • NN boxer Jerry Forrest is a promising heavyweight

    NN boxer Jerry Forrest is a promising heavyweight
    - Jerry Forrest dreams of Olympic and professional success - He dabbled in football and basketball at Woodside - Forrest reached the Golden Gloves national tournament Jerry Forrest was an aspiring architect. He earned good grades at Woodside High,...
  • Caught in web of violence, abuse: Homicide victim's story is familiar

    Caught in web of violence, abuse: Homicide victim's story is familiar
    NEWPORT NEWS — The woman in the photograph has a crimson bruise above her left eye. Her dark brown eyes stare back at the camera — defeated. The photo was taken in 2008 after her boyfriend was charged with beating her while she was pregnant....
  • Westview senior catches Major Leaguer Harang

    Westview senior catches Major Leaguer Harang
    There's a distinct sound coming out of Rehab United in Carmel Valley. It's the "POP, POP, POP" of a Major League fastball. Westview High School senior Christian Carter has the unique opportunity of squatting on the receiving end. "Its a great honor...
  • Petition challenge season is upon us...

     
    Backers of Jennifer Henry, who is waging a Republican Islip District court judge primary, filed objections yesterday to petitions of the two designated GOP incumbents, Judge Hertha Trotto and Legis. Cameron Alden. Henry, the daughter of former district...
  • Long-shot Henry turns favorite in Suffolk judge race

     
    Long-shot Republican district court primary challenger Jennifer Henry, daughter of former District Attorney Patrick Henry, has become the favorite in the Islip race -- because Democrats have given her a third ballot line. ???Anyone who gets 700 signatures...