Sites And Museums Of The American Revolution
America’s challenging journey for liberation spanned many years and culminated in the American Revolution, a transatlantic war that changed the entire world. As the site of the earliest settlements and the birthplace of many notable American Revolution heroes, Virginia’s impact on the outcome of the war was especially significant. Discover the history of Colonial Virginia during the Revolution and how our great Commonwealth led and eventually ended the fight for independence from British rule in America.
Virginia’s impact on the American Revolution was significant, and whether you are visiting the mountains of Virginia or heading to the beaches for a vacation, you’ll discover historic destinations dedicated to preserving the memory of Virginia’s courageous patriots. Go back in time and see what life was like for early settlers at Colonial Williamsburg, or see how some of our first U.S. Presidents lived at Monticello, Mount Vernon, Montpelier, or Highland. Learn about the American Revolution and how Virginia helped shape our great nation at these historic sites.