Day three of our field trip finds us at the Yorktown Victory Center. Here we find an indoor gallery exhibit and outdoors, a re-created Continental Army encampment, where historical interpreters describe and depict daily life of American soldiers at the end of the war. A re-created 1780s farm, complete with a house, kitchen, tobacco barn, crop fields, and herb and vegetable garden, shows how many Americans lived during the Revolutionary era.
Our final stop in Yorktown was at the farm. Here we found a beautiful garden, tobacco barn, kitchen, and free-range chickens and turkeys. We even got to taste one of the beans growing in the garden and it was yummy!
As we were leaving, we drove through historic Yorktown, which is very beautiful. There’s a gorgeous beach on the river, where many families were having a great time. We also spotted Victory Monument.
Today wraps our field trips in the Williamsburg/Charlottesville area. Tomorrow, you’ll find us in Washington, DC.
You can read about Day One of our Extreme Field Trip — Monticello.
You can read about Day Two of our Extreme Field Trip — Jamestown Settlement.