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Joy Homestead
Joy Homestead

Joy Homestead
From the front steps of their home, Job Joy and his family watched as General Rochambeau led his French army down the road as they moved towards Yorktown VA on June 18, 1781.

 
Hillshade raster image Fort Butts through vegetation
Portsmouth Historical Society
Butts Hill Fort

Butts Hill Fort, commonly called Fort Butts, is the largest Revolutionary War earthen fort in southern New England. The site was the command post for the American forces against the British and their Hessian mercenaries during the Battle of Rhode Island in August, 1778. Restoration efforts began in 2021.
Image: Hillshade raster image that sees through the vegetation covering the Fort.

Last updated: May 30, 2021

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Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail

1400 North Outer Line Drive

King of Prussia , PA 19406

Phone:

610-783-1006
Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail

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