2. Yorktown BattlefieldYorktown Yorktown is a census-designated place in York County, Virginia, United States. It is the county seat of York County, one of the eight original shires formed in colonial Virginia in 1682. Yorktown's population was 195 as of the 2010 census, while York County's population was 66,134 in the 2011 census estimate. The town is most famous as the site of the siege and subsequent surrender of General Charles Cornwallis to General George Washington and the French Fleet during the American Revolutionary War on October 19, 1781. Although the war would last for another year, this British defeat at Yorktown effectively ended the war. Yorktown also figured prominently in the American Civil War , serving as a major port to supply both northern and southern towns, depending upon who held Yorktown at the t... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
3. Kings DominionDoswell Kings Dominion is an amusement park located in Doswell, Virginia, 20 miles north of Richmond and 75 miles south of Washington, D.C.. Owned and operated by Cedar Fair, the 400-acre park opened to the public on May 3, 1975, and features over 60 rides, shows and attractions including 13 roller coasters and a 20-acre water park. Its name is derived from the name of its sister park, Kings Island, and the nickname for the state of Virginia, Old Dominion. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
6. American Revolution Museum at YorktownYorktown French involvement in the American Revolutionary War began in 1775, when France, a rival of the British Empire, secretly shipped supplies to the Continental Army. A Treaty of Alliance in 1778 soon followed, which led to shipments of money and matériel to the United States. Subsequently, the Spanish Empire and the Dutch Republic also began to send assistance, leaving the British Empire with no allies. France's help is considered a vital and decisive contribution to the United States' victory against the British. As a cost of participation in the war, France accumulated over 1 billion livres in debt. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
7. Colonial ParkwayYorktown Colonial Parkway is a 23-mile scenic parkway linking the three points of Virginia's Historic Triangle, Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown. It is part of the National Park Service's Colonial National Historical Park. Virginia's official state designation for the parkway is State Route 90003. With portions built between 1930 and 1957, it links the three communities via a roadway shielded from views of commercial development. The roadway is toll-free, is free of semi trucks, and has speed limits of around 35 to 45 mph . As a National Scenic Byway and All-American Road , it is also popular with tourists due to the James River and York River ends of the parkway. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Exploring Maine - Winter Surfing After Snowzilla
P-L and Patrick went surfing the day after Snowzilla hit the American East Coast in January 2016. Snowzilla brought it's load of big waves and left with sunny days.
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