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Sal Lilienthal stands next to the white stone Yorktown Monument with his bike wearing an American flag windbreaker

National Park Service Volunteer Rides and Kayaks All 680 Miles of Washington-Rochambeau Trail

by Johnny Carawan, Trail Administrator, National Park Service, Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail Lilienthal is the first person to complete the “Revolutionary Ride” On Saturday, August 28, National Park Service volunteer Sal Lilienthal completed a 680-mile revolutionary ride at the Yorktown Victory Monument, becoming…

2020 Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail Highlights

National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association, Inc. (W3R-US) OUTREACH Program — W3R-US was awarded a $30,000 grant from the National Park Foundation’s Open Outdoors for Kids program to develop a teacher’s tool kit with curriculum materials for Title 1 schools, and formed a new partnership with the…

2019 Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail Highlights

National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association, Inc. (W3R-US) OUTREACH Programs — W3R-US supported initial efforts to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution by providing financial support to Westchester250 for a brochure to raise awareness and to recruit partnerships. W3R-US commissioned research funded by the…

WARO artwork tells a broader story

Adapted from a NPS news release The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail (WARO) has announced a partnership with Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution to highlight the lesser known stories of African Americans, Indigenous populations, women, and children and their contributions to the American…

Rose Fennell named NPS Superintendent of WARO

Adapted from Federal agency emails and news releases National Park Service (NPS) Regional Director Gay Vietzke has named Rosalyn “Rose” Fennell as the new superintendent of Valley Forge National Historical Park, Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, and the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail in…

Johnny Carawan is Trail Administrator for Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route NHT

Submitted by the National Park Service Joining Superintendent Steve Sims at Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail (WARO) is Johnny Carawan, who officially became WARO’s Trail Administrator in June 2019. WARO is a series of 680 miles of roads used by General Washington and General…

Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail – 10th Anniversary

by Johnny Carawan, Acting Trail Administrator, WARO, National Park Service The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail (WARO) is a series of 680 miles of roads used by the Continental Army under the command of George Washington and the Expédition Particulière under the command of Jean-Baptiste…

Celebrating 10 years as part of the National Trails System

In 2009, four new national scenic and historic trails joined the National Trails System, bringing the total number of Congressionally designated trails to 30. In 2019, nonprofit and Federal partners shared each trail’s history, accomplishments, and 10th anniversary events. To learn more about the trails, visit…

Christopher Solan

Name: Christopher Solan Age: 17 Current City/State: Bridgewater, NJ Hometown: Bridgewater, NJ Trail Represented: Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail Federal Agency/Nonprofit Employer: National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route NHT Association Inc. Internship Title: Research and Information Specialist Scope of Internship: To create a driving, walking, or…