"Forgotten Soldier" Special Exhibition at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

"Forgotten Soldier" Special Exhibition

Repeats Daily.
April 24, 2019 - 09:00 amApril 24, 2019 - 05:00 pmJune 29, 2019 - March 22, 2020, 9am - 5pm
Venue: 
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street
Yorktown, VA 23690
United States 200 Water Street Yorktown 23690

Admission

  • American Revolution Museum at Yorktown - Adult: $15.00
  • American Revolution Museum at Yorktown - Youth 5 and under: $0.00
  • American Revolution Museum at Yorktown - Youth 6-12: $7.50

Discover personal stories of enslaved and free African Americans who fought on both sides of the Revolutionary War through interactive elements and compelling art displays, including a new contemporary work by nationally acclaimed artist Titus Kaphar. Follow the forgotten stories of African Americans who enlisted as soldiers for the American cause for a free and independent nation and those who joined British forces with the promise of obtaining their own freedom. Related public programs feature a series of lectures, genealogy workshops and interpretive demonstrations with re-enactors from African-American military regiments. Held in conjunction with the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution.