Come and explore the history in our own backyard. This hands-on program puts students into the fighting at the Siege of Yorktown. Students will explore the realities of life during the siege of 1781 and how weather changed history.
Orientation and 3 – 20 Minute Stations:
- Why Yorktown /Map Studies
- Common Sailor in the Virginia State Navy
- Naval Weapons and Tactics
- The Sunken Fleet
Grade level: 4-12
Program Location: Watermen’s Museum
Program Length: 1.5 hours
Program Cost: $5 per participant
To schedule a program tour at the museum or to receive more information, please call (757) 887-2641 or email “admin @watermens.org” (please remove space from address and copy to your email “TO” section.