Yorktown , Taxes and Tea

Yorktown Colonial harborTobacco, trade, taxes, pirates and rebellion are brewing in the York River.  Join the staff for a hands-on exploration of life in Colonial Virginia prior to the American Revolution

Orientation and 3 – 20 Minute Stations:

  1. Why Yorktown? /Map Studies
  2. The Yorktown Windmill – Barter and Trade
  3. Tobacco Factors and Slavery
  4. The Yorktown Tea Party

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.