• Yorktown Battlefield

    Yorktown Battlefield

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Colonial Virginia

Hume, Ivor Noel. A Guide to Artifacts of Colonial America.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985

Mapp, Alfred. The Virginia Experiment: The Old Dominion's Role in the Making of America.
Lanham, MD: Madison Books, 1985.

Morton, Richard. Colonial Virginia.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1960.

Did You Know?

Painting of Colonial Yorktown

During the period of its peak prosperity from 1740-1770, the town of Yorktown contained 250-300 buildings and had almost 2000 residents. Approximately 80% of the town were damaged or destroyed during the 1781 siege. Today Yorktown is still an active community of about 200 residents.