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One of the most famous lines in American history was spoken during its earliest days before the American Revolution. Patrick Henry, a lawyer, and politician in the Continental Congress delivered an impassioned speech that ended with the famous words, “Give me liberty or give me death!” This speech was delivered in St. John’s Church in Richmond, VA, and the church is a regular stop during Virginia guided tours. Let’s take a closer look at the importance of Patrick Henry’s famous speech.

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The American Colonies were on the cusp of war with the British Empire, and it was Patrick Henry’s famous words that gave the American militia the rallying cry it needed. Americans today can use these words as a constant reminder that the United States of America was built upon the concept of freedom for everyone.

See one of the most famous locations in American history by taking Haymarket Transportation’s Virginia guided tour. Our sightseeing tours offer unforgettable experiences for group travel, day trips, and school field trips in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Please call us at 301-778-2007 to learn all that we offer on our Virginia guided tours.