June 11, 2008

In the spring of 1775, Patrick Henry spoke the words that would make him one of the most important Americans in history: “Give me liberty or give me death!” Now, some 230 years after that rousing speech to Virginia’s congressional delegation, a new group of Virginians is making sure this patriot receives proper attention.

June 1, 2008

If this were a history test and the question was, “What did Patrick Henry do?” his famous “liberty or death” speech at Richmond’s St. John’s Church is probably the first thing that comes to mind. Then what? You will be better able to answer that question after a visit to 10 sites along the Road […]

May 25, 2008

Although he uttered some of the most unforgettable words of the American Revolution, Patrick Henry is in many respects a forgotten hero. Everyone knows about him standing in St. John’s Church and inciting his countrymen by pointing out the stark choices of liberty or death. However, a lot of people don’t know where he was […]

January 16, 2007

Meeting for the first time during this legislative session, the Capital Region Caucus yesterday heard a presentation on a proposed “Road to Revolution Heritage Trail” that would commemorate Richmond-area sites significant to Patrick Henry.

Trail Map
The Founders