• Colonial National Historical Park

    Colonial

    National Historical Park Virginia

Contact Us

By Mail
Colonial National Historical Park
P.O. Box 210
Yorktown, VA 23690

By Phone
Headquarters
757-898-3400

Visitor Information
757-898-2410

By Fax
757-898-6346

 
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Did You Know?

Foliage of teh Sassafras tree

The botanical sassafras is a deciduous tree in the family Lauraceae, native to eastern North America and eastern Asia. In the 17th century it was worth its weight in gold as a medicinal plant and was an early Jamestown export. Sassafras has been used in the manufacture of Root Beer.