Canon at Yorktown Battlefield. In 1781, French troops joined American forces at Yorktown, VA and attacked British fortifications by land and sea. The campaign was successful and British General Charles Cornwallis surrendered (Photo: Richard T. Nowitz/Corbis)
WESTERN NC--Mingo Falls is a beautiful, well hidden waterfall in Cherokee, NC. It is located on Big Cove Road, just past the Cherokee KOA. Look for a sign. FREE Requires about a 15 minute hike up steps.