Courtyard By Marriott Newport News Yorktown
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... outside, I captured some great photos of Laura at various points on the battlefield, including Surrender Field, where Washington officially accepted Britain's capitulation ending the War.
Our plan was to visit the homes of Presidents Jefferson and Madison tomorrow, but predicted thunderstorms and up to two inches of expected rain have caused us to play it by ear, so we shall see what we decide to do in the morning.
... his own hair. At lunch they jokingly told us that they would accept the girl's hair as payment. Katelyn's hair could have bought us a lot of meals back in that time! It was a hot day and we couldn't imagine how miserable it would have been living back then with all the layers of clothes they wore along with the wigs and hats.
We're on the road again tomorrow headed to our nation's ...
Supercharged in Glen Allen, VA and Woodbridge, VA. Both nice chargers - Glen Allen featured lots of stores and restaurants including a Cold Stone Creamery where we treated ourselves to some great ice cream. Woodbridge was not a necessary stop but we decided to top off so we could have maximum charge when getting into DC tomorrow. Besides, we are not in a rush and enjoyed the stop.
... who really did well in their high school American History class (or who watched "The Patriot" movie, for that matter) may remember this, but for those who don't, here's what was happening: By 1781, Virginia was in trouble. Benedict Arnold had attacked Richmond, and Jefferson contacted Washington, who was in New York, to come back and defend his native state. Washington was busy fighting the British where he was, so he sent back the marquis de Lafayette ...
... during the Revolutionary War over 30,000 men died. Twenty-five thousand of them died due to sickness and disease.
Today Yorktown has an encampment set up much like you would have seen during the Revolutionary war. There were white tents all in a line for soldiers. A larger tent for General Washington which had a bed, desk, chests and tables in it. We were also able to watch an artillery demonstration about how a musket was ...