Lafayette and the Yorktown Campaign: A Field & Walking Tour - SATURDAY, APRIL 28 - FEE is $150 per person.

On April 28, 2018 - 08:30 - 17:00
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In the summer of 1781, the Marquis de Lafayette faced off against a powerful British army led by Lt. Gen.  Charles, Lord Cornwallis in Virginia. These operations eventually led to the Siege of Yorktown, where Cornwallis would surrender to American forces under General George Washington.

In Saturday, April 28, join U.S. Army historian John Maass on a tour of sites associated with Lafayette and this campaign in the Williamsburg and Yorktown areas. Sites include Bottom's Bridge, New Kent Courthouse and Tavern, Tyree Plantation, Hickory Church, Chickahominy Church, Spencer's Ordinary, Diascund Bridge, Romancoke Plantation encampment, St John's Church, Claiborne's Ferry and Green Spring Battlefield.

To enroll, call 800-298-1861 - or use the downloadable form and mail to CWEA, Box 78, Winchester, VA 22604, or fax to 800-550-1347. TOUR FEE IS JUST $150 PER PERSON.

John R. Maass

John R. Maass is a historian at the U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C. and an adjunct professor of history at Norwich University. He is the author of North Carolina and the French and Indian War: the Spreading Flames of War; Defending a New Nation, 1783-1811 (U.S. Army Center of Military History);  The Road to Yorktown; and most recently, George Washington's Virginia.

 

To enroll, call 800-298-1861 - or use the downloadable form and mail to CWEA, Box 78, Winchester, VA 22604, or fax to 800-550-1347. TOUR FEE IS JUST $150 PER PERSON

We will gather on Saturday, April 28 from 8:00 AM-8:30 AM in the parking lot of Food Lion (in the Williamsburg Road Shopping Center) 7537 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA where you will be able to safely park your car while the tour is in progress.

Directions: From I-64 in Richmond area, take Exit 231-A; Merge onto Croaker Road to shopping center and Look for our tour bus.