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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • CAA commissioner Yeager participates in, approves of, NCAA's radical reform

    Tom Yeager has spent the last 12,000-plus days administering college sports. Few, if any, were as encouraging, refreshing and downright revolutionary as Tuesday and Wednesday. The Colonial Athletic Association's commissioner since its 1985 inception,...
  • Henry County History

    Founded: 1777 History:    Henry County was once part of Pittsylvania County, before separating and becoming Patrick Henry County, which was named after Patrick Henry. In 1785, parts northern Patrick Henry County and parts of Bedford County were merged...
  • Campbell County History

    Founded: 1781 History:  Campbell County came about in 1781, and emerged as a major tobacco producer, later moving into the manufacturing business. Throughout the years, there land make-up has changed from a mainly agricultural community into a mixture...
  • Saturday's 11:59 p.m. Score Center, area roundup UPDATE: Mason, VCU, ODU advance to CAA semis; CNU women return to Sweet 16; W&M, ODU lose in baseball

    Best viewed in "single page" mode. If you know an unreported score, please e-mail sports@dailypress.com and/or call 757-247-4640. Past calendars are available on Sonny Dearth's blog at HRTownSquare.com) SATURDAY, MARCH 5 COLLEGES Men’s basketball...
  • Living Here: Getting around

    Living Here: Getting around
    How fitting is the moniker Hampton Roads? Sure, that's the official name of the water that the region is built around, but it's also a hint about the traffic you'll face around here. Anyone who has lived in Hampton Roads for a couple of months will have...