The Route to Victory

In 1781, General Rochambeau’s French Army joined forces with General Washington’s Continental Army to fight the British Army in Yorktown, Virginia. With the French Navy in support, the allied armies moved hundreds of miles to become the largest troop movement of the American Revolution. The effort and cooperation between the two sides led to a victory at Yorktown and secured American independence. Read More

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The NHT connects major metropolitan areas, national and state parks, historic and scenic trails, and historic sites. Start exploring!

Last updated: March 22, 2016

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Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail
Attention: Superintendent, National Park Service
200 Chestnut Street, 3rd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19016


(215) 597-1581

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