W3R-PA

About W3R-Pennsylvania

The National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association Inc. (W3R-US) is the private sector 501c3 partner to the Washington Rochambeau National Historic Trail. This Trail commemorates the allied French and diverse Continental armies during the American War of Independence. It tells the story of the experiences they had as they travelled hundreds of miles to, and from, the victorious Siege of Yorktown in 1781 and 1782.

W3R-PA State Report

  • Preliminary Planning Meeting occurred with Valley Forge Memorial Chapel for a 300th Birthday Observance the week of July 1 2025 in honor of General Comte Rochambeau. Meeting held January 24 2024 with Executive Director of Washington Memorial Heritage Mark  Thompson, Chapel Rector  Tommy Thompson, Vice President of Board of Directors Gardiner Pearson, Pierre and Ellen  Lefebvre and John Mitchell of W3R-PA.
    A Descendant of Rochambeau , Raphael de Gouberville, was contacted through Thierry  Chenau, President of American Society of  Le Souvenir Francais and on 2/19/2024 Monsieur de Gouberville advised us he will attend the 300th Birthday observance at Valley Forge Memorial Chapel.
  • Blue Bell Tavern follow up with Theresa Stuhlman of the Philadelphia Preservation  and Development Office Administration for Fairmount Park/City of Philadelphia regarding status of repairs of the Blue Bell Tavern  by SEPTA; some ongoing contact with John and Jan Haagis of Darby PA
  • Multiple contacts with Pennsylvania Society, Sons of the American Revolution, with the Philadelphia Continental Chapter of Sons of the American Revolution regarding a number of matters regarding plans for 250 projects .We are looking for projects where we could work together with the SAR and the DAR.
  • Contacts  to be maintained with Jennifer Martin , Executive Director Washington Crossing  State Park in Washington Crossing  Bucks County PA

LATEST W3R-PA NEWS

As Veterans Day approaches, we invite you to join us at the Museum for a weekend dedicated to honoring the...
On Wednesday evenings at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, a professional genealogist will be available to discuss your research. These one-on-one...

Painting Was Commissioned by the Museum of the American Revolution   Funding Was Provided by the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National...

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John Mitchell

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Your support of our efforts is greatly appreciated and helps fund Trail projects, work with schoolchildren and teachers, and support long-term planning for the Trail’s development. To donate to W3R-PA, select “State Chapter Donation” as the donation type on our donate page.

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General Society Sons of the Revolution (SR)
General Society Sons of the Revolution (SR)
Instituted to perpetuate the memory of the men who, in the military, naval and civil service of the colonies and of the Continental Congress, achieved the Independence of the the country.
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National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR)
National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR)
Honors our Revolutionary War patriot ancestors by promoting patriotism, serving our communities and educating and inspiring future generations about the founding principles of our Country.
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The Society of the Cincinnati
The Society of the Cincinnati
The nation’s oldest patriotic organization, founded in 1783 by officers of the Continental Army who served together in the American Revolution.
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Daughters of the Cincinnati
Daughters of the Cincinnati
Founded in 1894 by women descended from commissioned officers who served under George Washington in the American Revolution’s Continental Armed Forces or in the French Royal Forces.
General Society Logo
General Society Sons of the Revolution (SR)
General Society Sons of the Revolution (SR)
Instituted to perpetuate the memory of the men who, in the military, naval and civil service of the colonies and of the Continental Congress, achieved the Independence of the the country.
SAR Logo
National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR)
National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR)
Honors our Revolutionary War patriot ancestors by promoting patriotism, serving our communities and educating and inspiring future generations about the founding principles of our Country.
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The Society of the Cincinnati
The Society of the Cincinnati
The nation’s oldest patriotic organization, founded in 1783 by officers of the Continental Army who served together in the American Revolution.
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Daughters of the Cincinnati
Daughters of the Cincinnati
Founded in 1894 by women descended from commissioned officers who served under George Washington in the American Revolution’s Continental Armed Forces or in the French Royal Forces.