Robert Selig on The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Massachusetts Historical Society 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, United States

In July 1780, the French troop transport Île de France sailed into Boston harbor. Thus began 30 months of uninterrupted military French presence in Boston as the city became the most important French base in North America until Christmas Day 1782, when a fleet under Admiral Vaudreuil sailed from Boston for the West Indies carrying […]