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Moore House, Yorktown

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
The Moore House is a historic building located within Colonial National Historical Park, in York County, Virginia. During the American Revolutionary War, it was the site of negotiations for British General Charles Cornwallis's surrender at the Siege of Yorktown.

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  • Lord Cornwallis, realizing the defeat of his army was inevitable, he sent message to George Washington to surrender the Siege of Yorktown. Cornwallis selected the Moore House for the negotiations...  more »
  • Another stop on the driving tour, the house is currently closed to visitors, probably due to COVID shutdowns. There is a sign that provides some information on the house and it’s ties not only to the....  more »
  • Traveled the Revolutionary Historical Route in Yorktown. The Moore House was one of the stops along the way. I love history! Great fun!
  • The building was very interesting. There wasn't any type of brochures or printed information available at the sight. They surely need a new staff member to answer questions. The man was not at all hospitable that day!!!!

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