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Revolutionary War Sites - National Parks

Revolutionary War sites in the National Park Service, including national historic sites, battlefields, memorials, and other resources on the American Revolution.
Morristown National Historical Park
Morristown National Historical Park, including a park description and information on park location, activities, facilities, and park history.
Adams National Historical Park
Site includes the home of John Adams and John Quincy Adams, of Minister to Great Britain Charles Francis Adams, and of writers Henry Adams and Brooks Adams.
Boston National Historical Park
Linked to events and ideas of American Revolution. Sites include Bunker Hill, Dorchester Heights, Old North Church, Paul Revere House, and others.
Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
Honors Charles Pinckney (1757-1824), who fought in the Revolutionary War and became one of the principal framers of the Constitution.
Colonial National Historical Park
Includes most of Jamestown Island, site of the first permanent English settlement (1607) and Yorktown, scene of the culminating battle of the Revolution (1781).
Cowpens National Battlefield
Commemorates a decisive Revolutionary War victory by the army of Daniel Morgan over Banastre Tarleton and his British troops on January 17, 1781.
Fort Moultrie National Monument
History covers 171 years of seacoast defense, including the first decisive victory in the American Revolution.
Fort Stanwix National Monument
Site of the American stand in August, 1777 against the British invasion from Canada and the treaty of Fort Stanwix with the Iroquois on November 5, 1768.
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
Located on site of old Fort Sackville, memorial building commemorates capture of fort from the British by George Rogers Clark on February 25, 1779.
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
The battle fought here on March 15, 1781, was the largest action of the Revolutionary War's climatic Southern Campaign.
Independence National Historical Park
Located in central Philadelphia, park includes structures and sites associated with the American Revolution and the founding of the United States.
Kings Mountain National Military Park
Commemorates a victory by American Patriots over American Loyalists during the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War on October 7, 1780.
Longfellow National Historic Site
Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow lived here from 1837 to 1882. George Washington used the house as his headquarters during the siege of Boston, 1775-76.
Minute Man National Historical Park
Preserves and protects the significant historic sites, structures, properties, and landscapes associated with the opening battles of the American Revolution.
Moores Creek National Battlefield
Commemorates the February 27, 1776, Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, the first decisive Patriot victory of the Revolutionary War.
Morristown National Historical Park
Preserves site occupied by General George Washington and the Continental Army during two critical winters -- January 1777 and 1779-80 -- of the Revolutionary War.
Ninety Six National Historic Site
This important colonial backcountry trading village is the scene of Nathanael Greene's siege in 1781.
Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail
Follows the route of upcountry patriots from VA, TN, and NC which defeated an American Loyalist militia at the battle of Kings Mountain, SC, in the fall of 1780.
Saratoga National Historical Park
Site of the first significant American military victory during the American Revolution.
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
Life and work of Thaddeus Kosciuszko, a military engineer and an 18th century champion of American and Polish freedom, are commemorated here.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
The circular, colonnaded structure memorializes the political philosopher of the American Revolution and President from 1801-09.
Thomas Stone National Historic Site
The plantation of Haberdeventure was the home of Thomas Stone, one of Maryland's four signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Site of the Continental Army's winter encampment (1777-78) includes Washington's headquarters, earthworks, monuments, and markers.
Valley Forge Resource Guide
Guide for teachers and high school students includes material that can be used to prepare research reports on Valley Forge.

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