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American Revolution Museum at Yorktown


Lower Level Construction is Completed

By late fall 2013, structural work on the lower level of the museum building was completed, and the main level was beginning to take shape.  

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Filming Footage for the New Museum Galleries

British troops begin their march to the October 19, 1781, formal surrender at Yorktown in a scene filmed by Cortina Productions in October 2013 for one of several media elements of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown exhibition galleries, planned for completion by late 2016.

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Senator Warner Visits the Yorktown Victory Center

U.S. Senator Mark Warner, shown with Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Executive Director Phil Emerson and Acting Senior Director of Museum Operations and Education Jim Holloway, visited the Yorktown Victory Center on September 5, 2013, for a briefing on the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and a tour of the construction site.      

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The First Footings are Laid

The first footings for the new museum building were laid in July 2013.

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New Parking Area Open

The first section of new parking area opened to museum visitors on June 6, 2013. W.M. Jordan Company, Inc., is construction manager for the parking areas and museum building.

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American Revolution Museum Dedication

[jwplatform Kk5GIvs8] The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown cornerstone was dedicated on May 10, 2013. University of Virginia Professor A.E. Dick Howard spoke on the worldwide impact of the American Revolution, and Virginia Secretary of Education Laura W. Fornash spoke on museums as an educational resource.

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Cornerstone Dedication

The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown cornerstone was dedicated on May 10, 2013. University of Virginia Professor A.E. Dick Howardspoke on the worldwide impact of the American Revolution, and Virginia Secretary of Education Laura W. Fornash spoke on museums as an educational resource.

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Landscaping Along Property

More than 300 shrubs and 76 trees native to Virginia were planted along the edge of the property in spring 2013.

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