Check back with us each month for an updated newsletter highlighting the work on the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route NHT!
August 2013 Highlights
See photos of Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route NHT events on our Flickr account! If you have photos of past events and would like to see them included, please send us an email with the images, location, and brief description of the event.
The Washington-Rochambeau NHT brochures are now available. Please contact us to request them.
The wayside exhibit program for the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route NHT in New York is moving ahead. The updated schedule has a tentative date for the wayside exhibits to be ready in the early months of 2014. Click to see the proposed fifteen sites here.
We recently received an inquiry about the location of 1781 and 1782 encampments near the English Farm and former Bullion Tavern in New Jersey. In response, we put together an information sheet. Click here to view the English Farm information sheet.
Recently, research was undertaken at the library of the Society of the Cincinnati in Washington DC for the Washington-Rochambeau NHT. View the resulting article here.
Did You Know?
Revolutionary War veteran Joseph Plumb Martin, in his 1830 memoir, recounted seeing the French fleet under Admiral de Grasse for the first time, “[We] soon arrived at the mouth of James’ river, where were a number of armed French vessels and two or three fifty gun ships. We passed in sight of the French fleet, then lying in Lynnhaven bay; they resembled a swamp of dry pine trees.”