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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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  • The History of Colonial Williamsburg

    The History of Colonial Williamsburg
    Colonial Williamsburg draws hundreds of thousands of people annually. It offers educational programming that encourages people to learn more about the past. The Governor's Palace and the Capitol at Colonial Williamsburg recently celebrated diamond...
  • History of Williamsburg

    Colonial Williamsburg draws hundreds of thousands of people annually. It offers educational programming that encourages people to learn more about the past. The Governor’s Palace and the Capitol at Colonial Williamsburg recently celebrated diamond...
  • Sickle cell patient flies free

    Sickle cell patient flies free
    "It was funny, one of the funniest flights ever," says 15-year-old China Murphy, a Denbigh High School sophomore with a room-filling personality. It was also her first ever flight this summer, when she boarded the single-engine four-seater 1987 Mooney 252...
  • New store pays cash for kids clothes

    New store pays cash for kids clothes
    Lori Janke and Traci Powers want to buy your children's stuff. The new franchise owners of Once Upon A Child in Newport News, a children's consignment shop affiliated with the teen-focused store Plato's Closet, recently opened their doors to sellers....
  • Friday, Oct. 8 state high school football scores, box scores and more

    STATE FOOTBALL SCORES Albemarle 23, Riverbend 21 Altavista 29, Dan River 22, OT Amelia County 28, Randolph Henry 16 Amherst County 24, Bassett 7 Appalachia 42, St. Paul 26 Appomattox 38, William Campbell 22 Atlee 29, Henrico 14 Bath County 27, Covington...
  • Friday (Oct. 22) state high school football scores, area high school box scores and results

    STATE SCORES Abingdon 34, Virginia High 28 Altavista 48, Chatham 21 Amelia County 60, Cumberland 6 Amherst County 38, E.C. Glass 15 Appalachia 42, Pound 21 Appomattox 34, Nelson County 22 Atlee 54, Armstrong 0 Bassett 43, Tunstall 6 Bath County 28,...
  • Friday's state high school football scores, area box scores and results

    STATE FOOTBALL SCORES Abingdon 52, Graham 21 Altavista 55, William Campbell 32 Amherst County 55, Jefferson Forest 21 Annandale 14, W.T. Woodson 0 Auburn 49, Radford 6 Bassett 43, Patrick County 0 Bath County 28, James River-Buchanan 0 Battlefield 44,...
  • City Guide: Williamsburg

    WILLIAMSBURG Packed into nine square miles, Williamsburg is bursting with history — it's No. 1 claim to international fame. The city was the capital of Virginia at the time of the Revolution, and one can visit a reproduction of the capital where...
  • 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...