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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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  • 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....
  • Sunday 4:20 p.m. Score Center, area roundup UPDATE: No. 14 CNU wins 18th baseball game in a row; Tribe blanks ODU as Shain pitches seven innings

    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) SUNDAY, MARCH 14 COLLEGES Baseball Final: St....
  • Saturday's high school roundup: U.Va. legend Stith, Brunswick end four-year state finals jinx; Potomac Falls wins D4 crown on buzzer-beating 3; Hokies guard's sister shines

    After four consecutive years of losses in VHSL boys basketball state finals, Brunswick High beat Waynesboro 55-48 in the Division 3 title game Saturday at VCU's Siegel Center to give former U.Va. standout Bryant Stith his first title as a coach. Stith,...
  • GUIDE: Shopping spots in Hampton Roads

    Stroll through shops in a town-like setting or escape to the comfort of an air-conditioned mall in Hampton Roads. City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive in Newport News. 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Development began...
  • Give blood, get a free T-shirt

    Give blood, get a free T-shirt
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || The American Red Cross is offering a free T-shirt to blood donors the month of May, while supplies last. Here's a list of upcoming blood drives: Monday, May 16: Trinity United Methodist Church, 1294 Poquoson Ave., Poquoson. 3:...
  • Stroke: Learn about risk, prevention and new treatments

    Stroke: Learn about risk, prevention and new treatments
    Every 45 seconds, someone in America has a stroke. Riverside Health System doctors will provide an update on stroke risks, prevention and new treatments May 25 for this month's "The Doctor Is In" series at Patrick Henry Mall. And to mark May's Older...