Follow in the footsteps of history with this comprehensive guide to the war that shaped our nation. For the casual traveler or dedicated history enthusiast, this definitive guide gives an illuminating glimpse into our nation’s early days and struggle for independence. Relive the colonial days through a trip to Williamsburg, Virginia. By exploring these sitesstanding where soldiers fought, triumphed, and fell; witnessing the difficulties of life in a colonial village; standing in the buildings where unprecedented ideas were debatedvisitors will have the opportunity to bring history to life. Designed as a practical resource with meticulous, up-to-date research that makes getting to sites easy, it includes information that is vital for the traveler as well as the historian. Detailed descriptions of over 150 points of interest and historical overviews of each site. With directions to points of interest and site maps. In-depth travel and logistical information and more than 40 color photos.
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