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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 Red Hill-Patrick Henry National Memorial Curator Cody Youngblood as he answers the questions about Henry’s death, and what dying in the 18th century meant to Colonial Americans.

This event is FREE. Registration is required and can be completed below.

Red Hill Rediscovered

Dive deeper into Red Hill’s history with Red Hill-Patrick Henry National Memorial’s new series of lectures, virtual events, and tours. This program is made possible by funding from Virginia Humanities.

Vanessa Adkins, right, is apprenticing under her cousin Jessica Canaday Stewart learning the finer points of traditional Chickahominy dancing. Photos taken at the Fall Festival and Pow Wow in Charles City on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.

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