This is the Archive Website for the W3R®-US
This archival URL (w3r-archive.org) consists of
Before January of 2018 this material was posted on a similarly-structured
website at our original URL (w3r-us.org).
- descriptions of French contributions to the U.S. struggle for independence
- research reports to identify and interpret historical documents describing
these French contributions. These studies were generally initiated and/or
supported by the W3R®-US and its affiliates.
- chronological reports on commemorations presentations,
and re-enactment events related to these French contributions.
These studies were generally initiated
and/or supported by the W3R®-US and its affiliates.
- a history of the legislative efforts to name the trail as a National Historic Trail.
- lists of the achievements and activities of the W3R®-US
- suggestions for touring areas along the trail by car, on bicycle, or on foot.
- information about the W3R®-US organization: vision, mission,
goals, charter, bylaws, officers, national affiliates, state organizations
In January of 2018 the URL w3r-us.org was transferred
to a completely re-designed website.
A grant from the National Park Service (NPS) paid for the design
of the new website. A grant from the Florence Gould Foundation
is providing for increasing the amount of material on that URL.
The new site has extensive interactive maps, well-documented historical
narratives written by NPS-designated trail historian,
Dr. Robert A. Selig, and links to many informative historic sites
to visit along the trail.
Our plan is to gradually update and revise the files
on the w3r-archive.org URL, and then to transfer them to the