• Yorktown Battlefield

    Yorktown Battlefield

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Park Planning

Yorktown Battlefield, a part of Colonial National Historical Park (CNHP), provides the following park documents in fulfillment of the Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments of 1996 (EFOIA, 5 USC 552(2))

Yorktown Long Range Interpretive Plan (LRIP) 2008

A Long Range Interpretive Plan (LRIP) provides a 5-10 year vision for Yorktown's interpretive program.

Did You Know?

18-pounder siege gun

Artillery played a decisive role in defeating the British at Yorktown. According to Brigadier General Henry Knox, the American artillery commander, the Americans and French fired 15,437 artillery rounds at the British during the eight day bombardment. This is an average of 1.2 shots a minute!