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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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  • Living Here: Amusements and attractions

    If you think you'll be bored in Hampton Roads, try a few of these activities: American Rover. Sightseeing and party cruises on a tall ship. Narrated sailings and dinner cruises daily, rain or shine. Cruising mid-April through late October. Waterside,...
  • Living Here: 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...
  • Living Here: Outdoor activities

    Living Here: Outdoor activities
    If you like being outside, there's plenty to do on the Peninsula. From cycling and watersports to golf and hunting, there's plenty to keep people active while outdoors.     Cycling The Peninsula offers many opportunities for cycling enthusiasts....
  • Inside the PD: Menchville baseball seniors off to college

    Three Menchville baseball seniors will be taking their careers to Saint Augustine's College of the CIAA. Outfielder Jordan Wright, pitcher/first baseman Malik Mitchell and outfielder/designated hitter Deshaun Hewitt have committed to play for the...
  • Tabb club lacrosse team finishes third at club state championship

    After the Tabb club lacrosse team finished third at the Subway Common-Wealth Games High School Lacrosse Club Championship, coach Michael Hehir wasn't discouraged about losing "12 or 13" seniors next season. "The JV team went undefeated," Hehir said....
  • Friday's 6/8 local and VHSL calendar (updated Friday AM)

    COLLEGES Track and field NCAA championships (in Des Moines, Iowa) HIGH SCHOOLS Baseball Group AAA semifinals (at Westfield High in Chantilly): Lake Braddock vs. C.D. Hylton, 3 p.m. Kellam vs. James River, 7 Group AA semis (at Calfee Park in Pulaski):...
  • Saturday's 6/9 local calendar (updated Saturday AM with preps)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Rochester, 6:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Portland, 6:05 Coastal Plain League: Peninsula Pilots at Petersburg, 7:05 COLLEGES Track and field NCAA championships (in Des Moines, Iowa) HIGH SCHOOLS Baseball Group...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 6/21 log (updated Thursday AM with College World Series)

    6 a.m.    Tennis: Women’s Eastbourne quarterfinals.--Tennis Channel 8:30 a.m.    Baseball: May 2008: Bethel vs. Hampton.--LSC 48 9 a.m.    Golf: BMW International Open first round (in Cologne, Germany).--Golf Noon Baseball: CWS: South Carolina vs....
  • History matters

    100 Years Ago For the birds Tips in the household section of the Times: "Seasonable table linens: The all over tablecloth at luncheon is hopelessly old fashioned, the polished wood must show somewhere. Putting away winter clothing: Ostrich feathers...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 7/4 log (updated Monday PM)

    7 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (primarily men’s quarterfinals).--ESPN2 8 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (primarily men’s quarterfinals).--ESPN 8 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 4 (Abbeville to Rouen).--NBC Sports Net. 10:30 a.m.    Football:...
  • VHSCA All-Star schedule and rosters

    SCHEDULE MONDAY Girls basketball: 6 p.m., Freeman Center. Boys basketball: 8:30 p.m., Freeman Center WEDNESDAY Girls soccer: 5:30 p.m., CNU soccer field Boys soccer: 7:30 p.m., CNU soccer field Baseball: 7 p.m., War Memorial Stadium THURSDAY...