Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route

National Historic Trail - MA,RI,CT,NY,NJ,PA,DE,MD,VA,DC

In 1781, General Rochambeau’s French Army joined forces with General Washington’s Continental Army to fight the British Army in Yorktown, Virginia. With the French Navy in support, the allied armies moved hundreds of miles to become the largest troop movement of the American Revolution. The effort and cooperation between the two sides led to a victory at Yorktown and secured American independence.

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https://www.nps.gov/waro/index.htm In 1781, General Rochambeau’s French Army joined forces with General Washington’s Continental Army to fight the British Army in Yorktown, Virginia. With the French Navy in support, the allied armies moved hundreds of miles to become the largest troop movement of the American Revolution. The effort and cooperation between the two sides led to a victory at Yorktown and secured American independence. The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail encompasses over 680 miles of land and water trails through Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C., and Virginia Washington Rochambeau Flag marking the trail Washington-Rochambeau NHT banner on 2nd Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. New Jersey Residents Rally to Support Future Greenway with NPS Rivers and Trails On October 1, the National Park Service’s (NPS) Rivers, Trails & Conservation Assistance Program (RTCA) teamed up with the Middlesex Greenway Coalition and the Metuchen Environmental Commission for a National Public Lands Day event in Metuchen, New Jersey. NPS RTCA is providing planning support to the Borough for greenway and trails development and natural resource conservation.  People standing outside next to pop-up tents. Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail e-Newsletter Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail, WARO quarterly e-newsletter French Alliance Day The Continental Army's alliance with France was formalized and celebrated during the Valley Forge encampment. outdoors, soldiers, cheers, hats Sea Level Rise in the DC Area Learn about current and projected rates of sea level rise in the greater DC area, based on local water level data collected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) A tall white cylinder attached to a wooden pier with Hains Point in the background.

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