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Delaware Day marks unveiling of American Revolution museum

Delaware Day marks unveiling of American Revolution museum

— A decade in the making, the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown was formally unveiled Thursday during its grand opening celebration.

"Our vision over the last 10 years has been to create a museum that tells a national story, and indeed welcomes a national audience," said Jamestown-Yorktown Foudnation executive director Phil Emerson.

Museum officials say the remodeled and refocused facility, formerly known as the Yorktown Victory Center, "presents a renewed perspective on the meaning and impact of the Revolution."

"We feel like the new museum will complement the great work of the National Park Service right here in Yorktown, but other...