Skip to comments.Let me be buried on this spot!
Posted on 03/23/2010 3:27:33 PM PDT by Tarantulas
It was with this speech at the Virginia House of Burgesses at St John's Church in Richmond, Virginia that Patrick Henry influenced his fellow delegates to make Virginia join the American Revolution. The rest, as they say, is history.
But history is a beautifully intricate thing.
Yes, Patrick Henry's now famous speech and oratory served as the impetus for Virginia to join ranks with her sister colonies against the British, but it did much more than that.
Today, outside a window at St. Johns Church in Richmond, Virginia, there stands a grave and marker that's not at all fancy but is of monumental importance.
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Loved it. Thank you. Sent it to everyone on my email list. It is inspiring.
Malkin is just incredible, isn’t she? A national treasure.
I used to attend Mass at St Patrick's, across the street from St John's. The latter do reenactments of Henry's speech but I've never been to one.
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