Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1736/05/29 Born Born Patrick Henry's Birthplace Archeological Site Studley Patrick Henry's Birthday
1754/00/00 Sarah Shelton marries Patrick Henry Groom Rural Plains Mechanicsville Marriage of Sarah Shelton and Patrick Henry
1754/00/00 Home 1754 Home Pine Slash Studley
1757/00/00 Main house destroyed by fire, Henry's move to 'Honeymoon Cottage' Home Pine Slash Studley
1760/00/00 Henry's live at Hanover tavern Home Hanover Tavern Hanover
1760/00/00 Patrick Henry meets with Fairfield town elders at the Fairfield Inn. Henry was the nephew of the Lady of the House, Isabella Henry Miller. Visitor Fairfield Inn Fairfield
1763/00/00 Significant name St John's Church Historic District Richmond
1763/12/00 Parson's Cause Site of legal trial Hanover County Courthouse Hanover Parson's Cause
1765/05/29 Patrick Henry makes a speech before the Virginia House of Burgesses in favor of the Virginia Resolves: "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles I his Cromwell, and George III may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." Patriot The Stamp Act Colonial Williamsburg Williamsburg
1770/00/00 Rising Sun Tavern is a favorite meeting place of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, George Mason, Hugh Mercer, John Marshall, the Lees and others. Visitor Rising Sun Tavern Fredericksburg
1771/00/00 Henry family home from 1771 to 1777. Scotchtown Beaverdam
1775/03/20 Second Virginia Convention Representative St John's Episcopal Church Richmond Second Virginia Convention
1775/03/23 Gave speech Give me liberty, or give me death! St John's Episcopal Church Richmond Second Virginia Convention
1776/06/00 Patrick Henry is elected the first governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia Governor
1777/00/00 Henry family move out Scotchtown Beaverdam
1777/10/25 Dorothea Dandridge marries Patrick Henry at Fork Church, Hanover County, Virginia. Bride Fork Church Doswell Marriage of Dorothea Spottswood Dandridge and Patrick Henry
1785/08/18 Cornerstone ceremony for the Virginia State Capitol Virginia Governor Virginia State Capitol Richmond
1788/06/25 With Patrick Henry pushing for a federal Bill of Rights, the delegates to the Virginia Convention ratify the United States Constitution by a vote of 89 to 79 vote. Delegate Constitution of the United States Monumental Church Richmond
1793/04/29 Richard Randolph is tried for "feloniously murdering a child said to be born of Nancy Randolph." Defense Attorney Cumberland County Courthouse Cumberland Commonwealth v Richard Randolph
1797/03/20 Henry to Amelia County Clerk James Towne regarding the buying of Seven Islands from William Marshall Booker: I am not acquainted with the Land ... having not veiwed it. I can only say it will suit me if I can get a good Title to it at a reasonable price. Owner Seven Islands Estate Nathalie
1799/06/06 Died Death place Red Hill Brookneal Event

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Give me liberty, or give me death! Gave speech 1775/03/23

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