In video #1, Park Guide Taylor Aikens tells the story of the efforts to memorialize Yorktown Battlefield.
In this video, Park Guide Cody Arnold talks about the Yorktown National Cemetery.
Park Guide Taylor talks about the founding and history of Yorktown.
Civil War in Yorktown
Washington's Headquarters on the Yorktown Battlefield.
Redoubts 9 & 10
Yorktown Minutes #7: Abercrombie's Sortie
Artillery at Yorktown
British Defenses at Yorktown
Yorktown Minutes #10: First Parallel
Yorktown Minutes #11: Second Parallel
Yorktown Minutes #12: The Moore House
Yorktown Minutes #13: Surrender Field
Yorktown Minutes #14: Fusiliers' Redoubt
Yorktown Minutes #15: The Yorktown Monument
Park Guide Cody tells about the history and symbolism of the Yorktown Victory Monument.
Park Guide Taylor gives an overview of the Nelson House in Yorktown, Virginia
Park Guide Cody explores the history and uses of The Custom House of Yorktown
Park Guide Taylor talks about the memorial that commemorates the french soldiers, sailors, and marines that fought and died during the Siege
Park Guide Cody, talks about the Poor Potter site of Yorktown and its history.
Park Guide Taylor explains where Cornwallis had his headquarters while in Yorktown.
Park Guide Taylor talks about one of the largest cavalry battles of the Revolutionary war.
Park Guide Cody explores the history of Gloucester Point, a strategic position during the Siege of Yorktown.
Park Guide Cody talks about Cornwallis' desperate attempt to escape across the York River.
Park Guide Taylor talks about this important naval battle.
Park Guide Taylor explains what happened to the British and German prisoners after their surrender at Yorktown.
Park Guide Cody talks about the German Soldiers in the British Army
Who was to blame for the British defeat at Yorktown? It's complicated. Park Guide Taylor explains.
Park Guide Cody talks about the Rhode Island Regiment.
How did the allies win at Yorktown? Park Guide Taylor answers this question.
Park guide Cody explains the Treaty of Paris that ended the American Revolutionary War
Although many enslaved people joined the Allied forces in hopes of being free, many were forced back into enslavement once the war ended.
Join Park Guide Taylor to learn more about the experiences of enslaved people during the Siege of Yorktown.
We often forget about the impact of military operations on civilian life. Park Guide Taylor explains how civilians were impacted during the 1781 siege of Yorktown.
Learn more about George Washington’s life and professional roles.
Learn more about Henry Knox's role during the Revolutionary War.
Last updated: February 28, 2021
Colonial National Historical Park - Yorktown Battlefield
P.O. Box 210
Yorktown , VA