Bulletin

W3R-US Bulletin September 2022

September 30th, 2022

I hope you continue to enjoy The Bulletin and find it helpful in keeping abreast of the activities of The National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association on numerous fronts. Thank you for your input, assistance, suggestions, comments and other kind words. To keep up with all news of our Association, please check our Web site regularly: www.w3r-us.org

W3R-US Bulletin August 2022

August 30th, 2022

I hope you continue to enjoy The Bulletin and find it helpful in keeping abreast of the activities of The National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association on numerous fronts. Thank you for your input, assistance, suggestions, comments and other kind words. To keep up with all news of our Association, please check our Web site regularly: www.w3r-us.org

W3R-US Bulletin July 2022

July 26th, 2022


The Bulletin

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

July 2022           On the Web: www.w3r-us.org           Vol. 2, No. 7

 

 Arrival of French Forces Celebrated in Rhode Island 

National Chair Larry Abell, left, “General Rochambeau” and Vice Chair Bruce Donald at the Newport waterfront ceremonyNational Chair Larry Abell, left, “General Rochambeau” and Vice Chair Bruce Donald at the Newport waterfront ceremony. Photo by Elaine Lawton

 Emphasizing the importance of French aid to the United States,…[Read More]

W3R-US Bulletin June 2022

July 21st, 2022


The Bulletin

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

June 2022           On the Web: www.w3r-us.org           Vol. 2, No. 6

 

Rochambeau Descendant Visits Odell House…

Nathalie de Gouberville, a sixth-generation descendant of Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and her husband, Philippe, visited several sites associated with her famous ancestor during a May trip to the United States from their home,…[Read More]

W3R-US Bulletin May 2022

May 25th, 2022


The Bulletin

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

May 2022           On the Web: www.w3r-us.org           Vol. 2, No. 5

 

Leadership Hits Ground Running after Annual Meeting

With the Annual Meeting barely ended, the re-elected and new officers and directors of W3R-US
are focusing with new vigor on the ever-expanding work and reach of the Association….[Read More]

W3R-US Bulletin April 2022

May 3rd, 2022


The Bulletin

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

April 2022           On the Web: www.w3r-us.org           Vol. 2, No. 4

 

 Grand Reconnaissance Helped Decide Allies’ Next Move

National Chair Larry Abell and three other officers won new two-year terms April 23 during the Annual Meeting of W3R-US. Also re-elected were Recording Secretary Jeff Canning,…[Read More]

W3R-US Bulletin March 2022

March 30th, 2022


The Bulletin

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

MARCH 2022           On the Web: www.w3r-us.org           Vol. 2, No. 3

 

 Grand Reconnaissance Helped Decide Allies’ Next Move  

Dr. Iris de Rode explains the importance of the Grand Reconnaissance. Photo by Jeff Canning

George Washington hoped his new French allies would help him recapture New York City and avenge earlier defeats but three crucial days in July 1781 helped convince him that prospects for a seminal victory over the British were better in Virginia. …[Read More]

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]

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]

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]