The 23-mile Colonial Parkway connects the Jamestown and Yorktown units of the park with Colonial Williamsburg and provides an scenic drive through natural environments with few moden intrusions.
Did You Know?
During the Civil War, 632 Union dead were buried in the heart of the 1781 battlefield. In 1866 this cemetery became a national cemetery. Within a 50 mile radius, the remains of over 1500 Union soldiers were disinterred from their war burials and honorably placed in the Yorktown National Cemetery.