The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association (W3R-US)

The National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association (W3R-US) supports, interprets and preserves the Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail (WARO), commemorating the allied French, and Continental armies during the American War of Independence, and the hundreds of miles travelled to, and from, the victorious Siege of Yorktown in 1781 and 1782.

The allied armies travelled by land and by water, to and through New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia (carved out of Virginia and Maryland in 1790), in the largest allied troop movement of the Revolutionary War.

The military, logistical and cultural significance of the march deserves recognition as a pivotal point in American history. Without the assistance of thousands of French soldiers and sailors, many of whom gave their lives, the outcome of the war could have been different. The W3R-US strives to educate visitors about the crucial aid provided by France to the United States during the American Revolution.

Learn more about the W3R-US here: [About Us]