3rd Annual Yorktown Before the Siege. The British Have Invaded Yorktown!

October 17, 2019 - 10:00 amOctober 17, 2019 - 04:30 pmSeptember 28 - 29, 2019, 10am - 4:30pm
Venue: 
1000 Colonial Parkway
Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center
Yorktown, VA 23690
United States 1000 Colonial Parkway Yorktown 23690

3rd Annual Yorktown Before the Siege Sept 28 – 29, 2019

10am – 4:30pm

Join us for an American Revolution Living History Event at on Sept 28- 29, 2019 as British forces once again occupy the streets of Yorktown. What was life like in Yorktown in September 1781? The American and French forces are massing to attack the fortifications built to defend the British Army and naval forces. What happened to town's civilians and other refugees? How did the soldiers prepare for a siege? Military camp and first person demonstrations begin at 9am and go on throughout the day to 4:30 on Saturday and 4:00 on Sunday. Programs will include Army and Naval forces, Medicine, Engineers, cooking, military drills, cannon firing, refugees, and period crafts. Activities will take place along Main Street, York County Museum on Main, York Hall, Customs House, Colonial National Historic Park Visitor Center and Nelson House.