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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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  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Pondering Memorial Day

    The grieving mother wore an American flag, a golden angel and a Navy SEAL Trident on her lapel. Her son, Lt. Michael Murphy, had just been posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in Afghanistan. Trying to contemplate how one consoles a...
  • Anniversary: Don and Ivy Fiske

    Don and Ivy Fiske will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary on June 8. The couple were born in Minneapolis and attended Patrick Henry High School and North Methodist Church. Don enlisted in the Army following graduation from high school. After two...
  • Mcfadden, Bethel girls relay earn Group AAA state titles in track and field

    The Peninsula District has an individual state track champion and a relay winner. Daniel Mcfadden of Heritage won the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.0 and his teammate, Jamar Bateman, finished sixth in the event at Saturday's Virginia High School...
  • 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...
  • Dec. 8, 2001: Phoebus beats PH-Ashland, wins first state championship

    He rested for maybe six of the game's 121 plays. Yet had Saturday's Group AAA, Division 5 final gone to overtime, you know Phoebus fullback/defensive end Xavier Adibi would have been as fresh as ever. Of course, there was no need for OT, and Adibi had...
  • Dec. 8, 2001: David Teel: After Phoebus' first state championship, Dee wants more

    Bill Dee spent no time basking in Phoebus' first state football championship Saturday. "You guys set the standard," he told his players. "Now, you young guys, we're not satisfied with just one." The highest of standards. Phoebus dominated Patrick...
  • Patrick Henry Mall to host series of free summer concerts

    Patrick Henry Mall to host series of free summer concerts
    Patrick Henry Mall has launched its Family Music Festival, a series of Thursday night free concerts happening inside the mall near New York and Co. and the former Borders location. Aside from the music, the series will feature kids activities including...
  • Patrick Henry Mall's shopper pass yields free gifts

    Patrick Henry Mall's shopper pass yields free gifts
    If you shop or live near Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News, sign up for the Exceptional Shopper Pass (ESP). The pass offers additional discounts at stores inside the mall, and pass holders are offered a free gift every month. This month, the free gift is...
  • 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...