On 200th Anniversary of his Death, Collection Provides Account of Global Conflicts
George III may never have left the south of England or fought on a battlefield, but he explored the world through a vast collection of military maps that are now being made available online, offering extraordinary insight into the art of warfare and mapping.
Highlights include two-metre-wide maps of the American War of Independence. Known as the king who lost America,…[Read More]
Three American military from the US Embassy in Paris visited the Rochambeau estate. They presented Nathalie with an American flag which flew over the Embassy. One of the officers is the Defense Attache, who gave a speech in fluent French. The other officer was the Air Attache. Also pictured below is M. Jerome Danard, National President of the France – Etats Unis Association (who will attend the unveiling ceremony of the Rochambeau statue in Yorktown on the 18th October). …[Read More]
One of the most important sites on the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route along the length of the almost 700-mile National Historic Trail stands at 425 Ridge Road in Greenburgh, New York. Almost 250 years ago in 1732, John Tompkins of Eastchester built the central portion of the house and owned it until 1760. Gilbert Bates occupied the farm from 1760 to 1785, when John Odell purchased the property. The Odell family was among the founders of Westchester in 1662. …[Read More]
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.
The Wreaths Across America project was started in 1992 by Morrill Worcester, owner of Worcester Wreath Company,…[Read More]
It’s almost a wrap! Remember, when you finish your holiday shopping at smile.amazon.com, AmazonSmile donates to National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association at no cost to you! …[Read More]
Record crowds and visitors of all ages enjoyed seeing history come to life at the Mount Harmon National Revolutionary War & Colonial Festival the weekend of October 12 & 13. Here are some favorite photos from the festivities!
More information about the Mount Harmon Plantation and their events can be found at their website: MountHarmon.org…[Read More]
The French National Order of Merit was established by General de Gaulle in 1963. It is awarded in recognition of distinguished military or civil achievements. Foreign Nationals can be received into the order for their contribution to France in many fields such as – for David Wagner – culture and arts.