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Yorktown Day Schedule of Events
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
(Schedule subject to change)
8:45 a.m.-Commemorative Ceremony at the French Cemetery, Yorktown Battlefield, sponsored by the Peninsula French Club.
9:15 a.m.-Wreath laying ceremony at the French Monument in memory of French war veterans.
9:30 a.m.-Wreath laying ceremony at the grave of Governor Thomas Nelson, Jr. at Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown, sponsored by the Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution.
10:30 a.m.- Yorktown Day Parade, Main Street, sponsored by the Yorktown Day Association.
11:15 a.m.- Patriotic Exercises and Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Monument to Alliance and Victory, Yorktown, sponsored by the Yorktown Day Association.
11:30 a.m.-Brunswick stew lunch at Grace Church, sponsored by Yorktown Women’s Club.
12:30 p.m.- Performance by the Commander-in-Chief’s Guard and the Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps on the Yorktown Battlefield at the National Park Service Visitor Center.
Visit the Town of York, the National Park Service Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, the Custom House, the Watermen’s Museum, the Gallery at York Hall, the York County Historical Museum, and the Yorktown Victory Center. On the Battlefield Tour Roads, visit the siege lines, the redoubts, the historic Moore House and Surrender Field. Visit the Riverwalk Landing piers on the Yorktown Waterfront and catch a glimpse of the schooner Alliance.
Jamestown Settlement’s Godspeed will be open for public tours at Riverwalk Landing, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Yorktown Day.
Events sponsored by Colonial National Historical Park and the Yorktown Day Association. For more information, call: (757) 898-2410.