Top 10 Revolutionary War Historic Sites in the Northeast

Saratoga National Historical Park, New York

Site of significant battles along the Hudson River, where German and American Indian forces surrendered over 6,000 troops to American forces​​.

Valley Forge National Historical Park, Pennsylvania

Winter camp of the American army in 1777-1778, where over 2,000 soldiers succumbed to the harsh conditions but later emerged trained and ready for victory​​.

Kings Mountain National Military Park, South Carolina

The site of the first patriot victory in the war, marking a crucial defeat of British Major Ferguson and his troops​

Colonial National Historical Park, Virginia

Location of the last battle of the Revolutionary War in Yorktown, where the British ultimately surrendered​​.

Freedom Trail, Massachusetts

A walking tour through downtown Boston, encompassing significant Revolutionary War sites including Paul Revere House and Bunker Hill Monument​​​​.

Minute Man National Historical Park, Massachusetts

Commemorates the opening battles of the American Revolution in 1775, spanning Concord, Lincoln, and Lexington​​​​.

Mount Vernon, Virginia

The plantation home of George Washington, offering insights into his role as commander of the Continental Army​​.

Independence Hall, Pennsylvania

The birthplace of the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution​​.

Fort Ticonderoga, New York

Known for being the site of the first American victory during the Revolutionary War, with its unique star-shaped fortification​​.

Washington Crossing Historic Park, Pennsylvania

Celebrated for George Washington's famous crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas Day 1776, a pivotal moment in the war​​.