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W3R-US Bulletin February 2022

February 27th, 2022


The Bulletin

A monthly publication of The National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association

FEBRUARY 2022           On the Web: www.w3r-us.org           Vol. 2, No. 2

 

Travel App Moving Ahead 

 Contracts to develop a travel app for the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail have been finalized and work has begun. Funded by the National Park Foundation and through W3R-US’ Task Agreement with the Trail,…[Read More]

Watch Now – Explore Troiani’s “Margaret Corbin, Fort Washington”

February 2nd, 2022

Meg shares what she finds so special about this particular work of art, which emphasizes the individual contributions of ordinary people like Margaret Corbin to the Revolutionary War. As Meg points out, “…a woman fighting in battle at this time is very revolutionary.”

You can see this painting on display at the Museum of the American Revolution as part of Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War on view until September 5,…[Read More]

W3R-US Bulletin January 2022

January 25th, 2022

The Bulletin

A monthly publication of The National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association

JANUARY 2022           On the Web: www.w3r-us.org           Vol. 2, No. 1

From the National Chair: 2021, the Year in Review

A special thank you to the W3R-US community for coming together in 2021 to support each other and our organization during this unrivaled year as we dealt with Covid. So many of you have performed above and beyond to make W3R-US successful,…[Read More]

Indigenous Futures Survey – Open until 1/31/22

January 17th, 2022

W3R-US is reaching out to Native Americans along the trail to see what stories they would like to share about their heroes and their peoples’ involvement with the March to Yorktown during the American Revolution.

Our purpose is to tell how “We the People” – all of our people –  contributed to the eventual victory. Beyond those of military and naval leaders, many stories have yet to be told….[Read More]

Registration is open for Hike the Hill 2022: February 14-18, 2022

December 22nd, 2021

We hope you will join us for the 25th Annual Hike the Hill®!
Virtual Issue Briefings January 24-28, 2022
Virtual Group Meetings February 14-18, 2022
Register Now

Celebrating its 25th year, Hike the Hill® is a joint effort between American Hiking Society and Partnership for the National Trails System to bring together the trails community to advance shared trail priorities with congressional and federal agency leaders including: trails funding,…[Read More]

Wreaths Across America Photo Recap 2021

December 21st, 2021

President of the Delaware chapter of W3R, Bill Conley, had the honor of coordinating and welcoming the 55 vehicle “Wreaths Across America” convoy as it passed through on its journey from Maine to Arlington Ceremony. During the ceremony, 20 Gold Star families from Delaware and nearby states were honored with special wreaths donated by the WAA family.

Bill is a veteran, and the son of and father to veterans….[Read More]

Volunteers Turn Out to Cleanup Butts Hill Fort

December 15th, 2021

On a chilly but bright Saturday morning in November at Butts Hill Fort, the sounds of tractors, stump grinders, and chain saws drowned out the rakes of the 30 volunteers who arrived to cleanup vegetative debris left in the wake of previous machine and volunteer clearing sessions.  The walls of the historic, Revolutionary War fort are now visible from within the battlements.

The goal of the Butts Hill Fort Restoration Committee is to make the Fort a pleasant place for families to visit….[Read More]

W3R-US Bulletin December 2021

December 11th, 2021


The Bulletin

A monthly publication of The National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association

DECEMBER 2021           On the Web: www.w3r-us.org           Vol. 1, No. 12

 

 Volunteers clean up new Trail site in Rhode Island

Volunteers take a break after clearing debris from Butts Hill Fort on Nov. 6. Photos by Joe Studlick

The sounds of tractors, stump grinders and chain saws drowned out the rakes of the 30 volunteers who arrived on a chilly but bright Saturday morning,…[Read More]

W3R-US Giving Tuesday 2021 Campaign

November 27th, 2021

Giving Tuesday, celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, unleashes the immense power of activism. Globally, so much change is made on this singular, important day as people selflessly give to various organizations and causes.

This Giving Tuesday, on November 30th, consider donating to W3R and help students relive American Revolutionary history. Your dollars will support the development of resources and programs for teachers and students along the trail!

Click here to donate!…[Read More]