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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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  • 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...
  • 17-Year-Old Nebraskan Wins Miss America

    17-Year-Old Nebraskan Wins Miss America
    A 17-year-old Nebraskan too young to cast a ballot has captured enough votes to win the Miss America crown, kickstarting her hopes of going to law school and eventually becoming a politician. "I want to be there making sure that I stand up for what's...
  • Dec. 21, 1992: Iverson named state's football player of the year

    The honors keep rolling in for Allen Iverson, leaving just one question for the Bethel High School star: What can he do next year to top his junior football season? Iverson, who led Bethel to the Group AAA Division 5 championship, received his latest -...
  • Old Dominion's Wendy Larry has to wait for 600th win

    Wendy Larry will have to wait for win No. 600, and a player from just across the water is a big reason why. VCU sophomore guard Sonia Johnson, a transfer from Patrick Henry Community College who won a state championship at Heritage High in Newport News,...
  • Tyree Lee named VHSCA Player of the Year

    Another all-star team, another Player of the Year honor for Phoebus running back Tyree Lee. Lee's latest honor came from the Virginia High School Coaches Association, which also named him first-team running back. Lee rushed for an Eastern Region record...
  • 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...
  • Patrick Henry Mall hands out free $5 gift cards

    Patrick Henry Mall hands out free $5 gift cards
    From 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, shoppers who stop by the customer service desk at Patrick Henry Mall will receive a $5 mall gift certificate while supplies last. The promotion, which encourages customers to "Help us bring Ann Taylor Loft to...
  • Want to lose weight? Attend medical and surgical solutions talk July 27

    Want to lose weight? Attend medical and surgical solutions talk July 27
    "A Winning Approach to Weight Loss: Medical and Surgical Solutions" is the topic of the July 27 Doctor Is In lecture series at the Patrick Henry Mall. The free lectures, by Riverside MEdical Group, start at 9 a.m. in the food court area. Dr. David...
  • A much-respected, and conflicted, general of the Confederacy

    Former Confederate Gen. Joseph Eggleston Johnston caught a cold while attending the funeral in New York City for his former Civil War adversary, Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, in 1891. A month later, he died in Washington and was buried in a non-...
  • Patrick Henry Mall hands out free school supplies

    Patrick Henry Mall hands out free school supplies
    Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News is giving away free school supplies to customers who spend $75 or more at the mall. The school supply packets include items like folders, notebooks and pencils. Shoppers can visit the customer service desk in the food...