Colonial National Historic Park, Williamsburg

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Here at Yorktown, in the fall of 1781, General George Washington, with allied American and French forces, besieged General Charles Lord Cornwallis’s British army. On October 19, Cornwallis surrendered, effectively ending the war and ensuring independence.
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  • We were given a tour, took some great pictures, and met some new friends. We visited Colonial National Park on a whim... The family had a great time. I do recommend coming to the park during the off s...  more »
  • The park area is stunning and the drive between Yorktown and Jamestown is well worth the time investment (speed limits are low). A bit more precarious at night as there is no lighting. Offered some of...  more »
  • This is a beautiful park that alternates the nature of meadows and forests on the banks of ponds and the River at its margin. But not only that, the story goes from here, old settlements, memories of the past in buildings up to Williamsburg. All together a great Park to visit surely.
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