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Yorktown Battlefield

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Address: 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690
Phone Number: +1 757-898-2410
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Long time history buff, first time visitor

Infomative visitor center with guided walking tour. CD is sold in gift shop for drivng tour. Drive route is well marked and well populated with signage.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Infomative visitor center with guided walking tour. CD is sold in gift shop for drivng tour. Drive route is well marked and well populated with signage.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The field is surprisingly small. The museum was also easily managed in twenty minutes or less. However, this was an incredible visit for me. I was thrilled to stand in the trenches where Continentals and French soldiers secured a new nation, birthed in liberty.

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Thank nccarraway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The French helped us win our freedom. The stalemate in New York made the southern battle somewhat unpredictable. Cornwallis, the aristocrat, refused to surrender and sent his 2nd in command to do so.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove on the Colonial Parkway from Williamsburg on a fabulous warm Fall day. We stopped at the Visitor's Center to get oriented and to see what was available. If you are 62 & over, you can get a NPS senior pass for $10 and can get into Yorktown Battlefield and other national parks for free. We watched the film... More 

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New Lisbon, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We only did the driving route plus watched the film in visitor center. Route was very well marked out. With the map from the center it explains everything.

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Thank Mark J
Atlanta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third Battlefield we visited this year. While not as large as some there are great displays, attentive Rangers and walking in the National Park is easy. The lady Ranger was very informative.

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Grapeview, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started at the visitor center, which had a good film to give an overview of the battle. The museum is fairly small but does have some interesting artifacts from the time of the battle. We took one of the driving tours around the battlefield, which helped bring together what we learned in the museum and the film.

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Thank Jim B
Andalusia, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is much different from Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestowne. You drive from stop to stop. We purchased the CD in the gift shop and let Colonel Butler and Lieutenant Dundas be our guides. So glad I read reviews beforehand so that I would know that was an option! Great way to tour the battlefield! We were there in November, and... More 

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Raymore, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good experience on the anniversary of the last battle of the American Revolution. Great presentation from the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society president. Well worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have lived in the area for over five years but never have taken the time to do this tour. Don't recommend for little children but great for the history buff in us all.

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