111 Church Street, Yorktown Virginia 23690
Part of the Yorktown Battlefield, the church was built of native marl about 1697. During the siege of Yorktown the British used it as a magazine; it was was burned partially in 1814, but later rebuilt. Communion silver dating from 1649 is still in use. Among the graves in the churchyard is that of Thomas Nelson Jr, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Free to the public.
Other History nearby:
(Surry) Bacon's Castle
(Virginia Beach) Cape Henry Memorial
(Williamsburg) Carter's Grove
(Hopewell) City Point Early History Museum
(Smithfield) Fort Boykin Historic Park
05/23 Coming to The Yorktown area
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Bethany Beach Seaside Craft Show Bethany Beach DE June1 This is a juried fine crafts event on the boardwalk.
Hampton Roads Greek Festival Hampton Roads VA May30-June2 Winner of the Peninsula Gold Award for best outdoor festival in 2012.
Virginia Pork Festival Emporia VA June12 The Virginia Pork Festival is one of the East Coast's largest food festivals, combines outstanding pork dishes with continuous live music from multiple stages.
66th Annual Hard Crab Derby Crisfield MD August30-September1 Held at the Somers Cove Marina. Crab Races, Crab Cooking Contest, Crab Picking contest, Parade, Skiff Races, Boat Docking Contest, Crafts, Carnival, Games, Swim Meet, Entertainment, Fresh Seafood