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Death of a Patriot: Patrick Henry and dying in the 18th century

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


October 28
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Red Hill
1250 Red Hill Rd
Brookneal, VA 24528 United States
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Patrick Henry died in June 1799 at the age of 63. His death has gone down in history as one of the most famous, and the most unusual, of the Founding Fathers. But what was death like in 18th century America? Were funerary practices like todays? Where is Henry really buried?

Join Curator Cody Youngblood as he answers the questions about Henry’s death, and what dying in the 18th century meant to Colonial Americans.

This FREE in-person lecture will be held at Red Hill in the Eugene B. Casey Education & Event Center (1250 Red Hill Road). Registration is required and can be completed below.

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