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Henry and Randolph's Debate FR-10 | Marker History

Henry and Randolph’s Debate Marker, FR-10

Here, in March, 1799, took place the noted debate between Patrick Henry and John Randolph of Roanoke on the question of States' Rights. Henry denied the right of a state to oppose oppressive Federal laws. Randolph affirmed that right. This was Henry's last speech and Randolph's first. Henry died three months later.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1929
Region: Southside Region
Geographic Location: Charlotte County
Physical Description of Location: Charlotte Court House, VA 23923. Located on David Bruce Avenue, 0.2 miles west of the intersection of David Bruce Avenue and George Washington Hwy. Marker is on the left when traveling west on David Bruce Avenue.
GPS Location: 37.05638544,-78.6378663910
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