The American Revolution Tour of North Carolina™

A game of cat-and-mouse ends in a climactic battle…

Painting of a line of soldiers in a mix of blue and brown coats, with muskets, curving to the left on a height with an officer on horseback behind

Brothers fight brothers (and sisters and mothers)…

Drawing of men in kilts running across a bridge under attack from Patriots chasing them

Governors are kicked out and kidnapped…

Gov. Thomas BurkeRoyal Gov. Josiah Martin

Independence is declared, first among the colonies…

Old map of Halifax

This is the American Revolution Tour of North Carolina™, a guide to visiting the battles and human stories of the Revolutionary War across the first “state” of these United States.