Bulletin

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]

W3R-US Bulletin November 2021

November 19th, 2021

The Bulletin

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

NOVEMBER 2021           On the Web: www.w3r-us.org           Vol. 1, No. 11

Students Become Patriots, March to Victory

Become a Patriot – or Not, a program that seeks to educate students in schools along the Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail about the importance of French aid to the American Revolution, premiered Nov. 6 at the Maryland Veterans Museum at Patriot Park in Newburg….[Read More]

W3R-US Bulletin October 2021

October 17th, 2021

The Bulletin

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

OCTOBER 2021           On the Web: www.w3r-us.org           Vol. 1, No. 10

Yorktown Day to Include Board Meeting; Parade, Dinner Canceled

A hybrid meeting of the W3R-US Board of Directors will return to the schedule of Yorktown Day this year after a one-year hiatus caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The in-person session in Virginia will be held from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m….[Read More]

W3R-US Bulletin August 2021

August 16th, 2021

The Bulletin

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

AUGUST 2021           On the Web: www.w3r-us.org           Vol. 1, No. 8

Bike and Kayak Tour to Launch in Newport Aug. 14

The 2021 Washington-Rochambeau Bike and Kayak Tour is scheduled to roll out of Newport, Rhode Island, this Saturday morning, Aug. 14. Two weeks and nearly 800 miles later, participants and supporters will gather at the Yorktown Victory Monument in Virginia on Saturday,…[Read More]

W3R-US Bulletin July 2021

July 26th, 2021

The Bulletin

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

JULY 2021           On the Web: www.w3r-us.org           Vol. 1, No. 7

Rochambeau’s 296th Birthday Celebrated

W3R-US produced a gift for members and the public July 1 when the virtual program After Dinner Conversations held a birthday bash for General Rochambeau, who was born in France on that date in 1725, 296 years ago….[Read More]

W3R-US Bulletin June 2021

June 18th, 2021

The Bulletin

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

JUNE 2021           On the Web: www.w3r-us.org           Vol. 1, No. 6

Founding Cities Stimulus Proposal Gains Support in Congress

Twenty-three members of Congress – 13 Senators and 10 Representatives – have signed on to “Dear Colleague” letters that advocate increased spending on the Trail through the National Park Service. The Senate letter, led by Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut,…[Read More]