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The Historic Trifecta

Updated: May 19, 2019

Colonial Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, and Yorktown, each having historical significance, and all within 15 miles of each other. These three sites are all connected by the beautiful Colonial Parkway allowing you to travel thru time and experience the very beginnings our our country.

Jamestown, being the first permanent English settlement, was established in 1607 and is considered the birthplace of America. Jamestown was the first capital of Virginia, was the start of the colonization of America, and where the seeds of our republic type of government were planted.

The original Jamestown fort was thought to have long been lost to the rising tides of the Jamestown river. It now has become an archaeological site that is still being explored today. Findings have given great insight to the life and times of Jamestown.

Williamsburg became the capital of the Virginia colony from 1699 to 1788 and played a significant role in the American Revolution.

Yorktown siege is considered the last battle of the revolution and where independence for the new United States became a reality.

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