Saturday, April 28, 2018

Y is for Yorktown

In 1781, the British under General Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown after a siege of three weeks by American and French troops; the surrender ended the American Revolution.  When we visited Yorktown, it was known as the Yorktown Victory Center with a visitor's center, 1780s farm, galleries, and the Continental Army encampment.  It has since been revamped and renamed the American Revolution Museum of Yorktown.

Yorktown was one of those sites that offered a great homeschool program and we really enjoyed our visit.  It's back on the Places to Visit list so that we can see the updated museum.

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