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The HISTORIC TRIANGLE of VIRGINIA – Jamestown, Williamsburg & Yorktown

The HISTORIC TRIANGLE of VIRGINIA – Jamestown, Williamsburg & Yorktown

  When you hear about the area of Virginia known as the “Historic Triangle” it is referring to three towns in the eastern portion of the state:  Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown.  “Historic”, as this area contains many landmarks and locations where some of our country’s most pivotal and history-shaping events took place.  “Triangle”, because each of these towns mark the angle or point of a visual triangle on the map. Being the history nerds that we are – this is…

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Operation Overlord – DO NOT miss this!

Operation Overlord – DO NOT miss this!

While traveling the highways and byways of Virginia it would never be a great surprise to come across a monument or memorial commemorating a battle or hero of the Civil War.  Or even the Revolutionary War.  More surprising, however, is a National Monument tucked in the hills and alongside the Blue Ridge Parkway in honor of the D-Day Invasion of Normandy during World War II.  What, you might ask yourself, is the connection to this remote area of the United…

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