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2022 Yorktown Day

As always Yorktown day begins with a wreath-laying ceremony at the memorial and a parade.  Join in the festivities to commemorate 1781 the Siege of Yorktown and the later Revolutionary War victory.

The Yorktown Fife and Drums will perform. Be sure to visit all of Yorktown's historic sites, such as the Nelson House, Yorktown Custom HouseYork County Historical MuseumWatermen's Museum, and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.



Yorktown Day Schedule of Events Wednesday, October 19, 2022 (Schedule subject to change)

8:30 am – Commemorative Ceremony at the French Cemetery, Yorktown
Battlefield, sponsored byThe American Friends of Lafayette andThe
Friends of Rochambeau (depart for Cemetery from Surrender Field)

9:10 am – Commemorative Ceremony at the French Memorial honoring the French
and American Alliance, sponsored by the French Wars Veterans
Association in Washington, DC

9:10 am – Wreath laying ceremony at the grave of Governor Thomas Nelson,Jr. at
GraceEpiscopal Church,
 Yorktown, sponsored by the Virginia Society,
Sons of the American Revolution

10:30 am – Yorktown Day Parade, Main Street, sponsored by Jamestown-Yorktown

11:15 am – Patriotic Exercises and Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Victory
, Yorktown, sponsored by the Yorktown Day Association and
the National Park Service at Colonial National Historical Park

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm – NPS historic structures throughout Yorktown, open for self-guided
tours including Dudley Diggs, Nelson House, Poor Potter, and Swan

For more information on this event check out VisitYorktown.org


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