Hike- Newport News Park to Washington's HQ


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Explore these graciously wide and flat trails peppered with ramparts from battles past.


  • Date: 1/31/2021 12:00 PM
  • Location: constitution way newport news (Map)
  • More Info: Meet us at the Discovery Center. Drive about a mile into the park on Constitution Way until you see the cannon at the entrance to the Discovery Center parking lot.

Description

Our 5-mile route takes us to the natural spring where George Washington camped 17000 French and Continental troops. Washington bombarded Cornwallis's army with over 50 cannons for six days before mounting a night attack to finish off the British stronghold along the river.

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