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We met John Sutton at the appointed time for our 2 hour walking tour. We started in the Wren... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
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Yorktown Battlefield Tour

We toured the Yorktown Battlefield with John Sutton and it was the highlight of our trip! John was... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

We met John Sutton at the appointed time for our 2 hour walking tour. We started in the Wren Building of William and Mary and proceeded down Duke of Gloucester street in a slow ambling walk filled with details about the buildings and stories of...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

We toured the Yorktown Battlefield with John Sutton and it was the highlight of our trip! John was able to bring the battle to life and give meaning to the field you see in front of you. We learned about and visited the earthworks, the...More

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Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

My husband and two children hired John for a Yorktown tour because our daughters love Hamilton. He was expertly knowledgeable and had costumes for all of us. It was a fantastic tour for which we are grateful. Here I am dressed as Washington!

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Reviewed November 26, 2017

John Sutton is a wonderful tour guide. He has so much information to share.His enthusiasm and love for the area is obvious. Two years ago I took his tours of Jamestowne and Yorktown. Last week we did the Williamsburg tour and the Civil War tour...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017

My family and I (two children, mom, and nana) visited Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown last week as part of an annual road trip. Not having visited since I was a kid, and knowing that children can become easily bored walking around looking at a...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2016

We had an excellent 2 touring days with John. He had many, many great stories that transported us back to the early colonial days. Many of the key players, John Smith, Jefferson, Patrick Henry, Washington, Sir Walter Raleigh and yes, even Blackbeard came alive as...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2016

We came to Yorktown to learn about the final battle of our victory for independence and learned so much more. We were a group of 8 cruising couples on boats and Jon answered our questions on the fly plus so much more. Jon Sutton is...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

This tour was more suited for old folks. John Sutton seemed exasperated that we wanted to keep moving. We expected history to come alive, but it died in his rigid, detached delivery. We could have picked up a brochure and gotten the same information. No...More

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Reviewed November 30, 2015

The tour of Yorktown and Jamestown with John Sutton was the highlight of my visit to the Williamsburg area. Mr. Sutton is a fabulous guide....kind, helpful and professional.His knowledge of the area is incredible. He provides the information in a very interesting manner.

2  Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed October 15, 2015

We found John Sutton on TripAdvisor and are so happy we booked him. As others have done, we spent a whole day touring Jamestown and Yorktown. He really did make the history and the people come alive for us. We would never have gotten as...More

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