American Revolution Sites

If you’re looking to explore American Revolution sites and want to find the best places to view  American Revolution history then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

The American Revolution, or Revolutionary War saw the birth of the American nation. Disillusioned with their limited representation within the British parliament, many colonials believed that they would never achieve true equality within the existing system - the result was the American Revolution and the eventual overthrow of British rule.

A number of American Revolution historical sites still exist today, paying tribute to the momentous events that led to the break from Britain. These sites range from the most key engagements of the war to the silent graveyards that hold some of the most prominent figures of the time.

There’s a great selection of American Revolution sites and you can plan some fantastic things to see on your trips. Once you’ve explored the list of American Revolution sites and selected those you wish to visit you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook. This indispensible holiday guide will help you make the most of your time exploring American Revolution sites.

Our database of historic places is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other American Revolution sites, remains or ruins, you can always add them to Trip Historic now by visiting our Explore page.

You can explore the American Revolution sites by clicking on the links below:

American Revolution: Site Index

Bacon’s Castle

Built in 1665, remains British North America's oldest, extent brick dwelling and finest example of Jacobean architecture.

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Benjamin Franklin House

Benjamin Franklin House in London is the only surviving former residence of Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

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Bunker Hill Monument

The Bunker Hill Monument commemorates the first major battle of the American Revolution in 1775 and is one of the most important American Revolution historical sites.

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Cliveden House

Cliveden House is an eighteenth century historic home in Philadelphia and the site of a Revolutionary War battle.

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Colonial National Park

English Colonial America started and ended in the area now known as Colonial National Park.

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Faneuil Hall

Faneuil Hall, known as the Cradle of Liberty, was the scene of protests leading up to the American War of Independence.

Fort Hamilton

Fort Hamilton is a Third System Fort, a US military base and home to the Harbor Defense Museum.

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Fraunces Tavern

Fraunces Tavern is a museum of colonial, revolutionary and early Republic US history.

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Granary Burial Ground

Granary Burial Ground is a graveyard founded in the 17th century and where many famous Americans are buried.

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Historic Jamestowne

Historic Jamestowne was the location of the first successful English colony in America in 1607.

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HMS Victory

HMS Victory was Vice Admiral Lord Nelson’s flagship during the Battle of Trafalgar and the site where this heroic figure died.

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Independence Hall - Philadelphia

Independence Hall is the site where the The Declaration of Independence (1776) and the Constitution of the United States (1787) were both signed.

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Independence National Historical Park

Independence Hall is the site where the The Declaration of Independence (1776) and the Constitution of the United States (1787) were both signed.

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Minute Man National Historical Park

Minute Man National Historical Park is the home of the first battle of the American Revolution.

Old North Church - Boston

Old North Church played a vital role in igniting the American Revolution and is part of the Freedom Trail.

Old South Meeting House - Boston

Old South Meeting House was an important 18th century meeting place and the site where the Boston Tea Party began.

Old State House - Boston

The Old State House in Boston played an important role in the American Revolution and was where the Declaration of Independence was proclaimed.

Paul Revere House

Paul Revere House was the Boston home of Paul Revere, a silversmith who played a vital role in the American Revolution.

The Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail is a tour through Boston’s historical sites relating to the American Revolution.

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Yorktown Battlefield

Yorktown Battlefield is the site of the final major battle of the American Revolution.