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‘ALL ABOUT THE REVOLUTION’ BLOG AIMS TO SPARK INTEREST IN REVOLUTIONARY TOPICS

 WILLIAMSBURG, Va., October 18, 2012 – “All About the Revolution,” a blog that delves into an array of historical topics relating to the American Revolution and early national period, marks its first anniversary with “Yorktown’s Fame Predates the Revolution.”  Access to the blog is from the home page of hif.ciniva.net, the website for Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center history museums located in Virginia’s Jamestown-Williamsburg-Yorktown Historic Triangle.

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The blog debuted in 2011 with an essay on the meaning of the American Revolution.  In addition to history pieces such as “Shopping Gave Rise to America’s Growing Conflict With Britain” and “The Morris Brothers Choose Different Sides,” “All About the Revolution” provides updates on the future American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, which will replace the Yorktown Victory Center by late 2016, and features objects in the museum collection.  The direct link to the blog is http://www.historytube.org/category/all-about-the-revolution/

Jamestown Settlement, a museum of 17th-century Virginia, and the Yorktown Victory Center, a museum of the American Revolution, are operated by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, an agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Open daily year-round except Christmas and New Year’s days, the museums are comprised of gallery exhibits and historical interpretation in outdoor re-created settings – Powhatan Indian village, 1607 English ships and 1610-14 colonial fort at Jamestown Settlement and Revolutionary War encampment and 1780s farm at the Yorktown Victory Center.  For more information, call (888) 593-4682 toll-free or (757) 253-4838 or visit hif.ciniva.net.

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