Jini Jones Vail
author, historian, francophile
Announcing the release of Jini's new book:
Summering in France's Loire Valley
A Decade of Art, Cuisine, Music & History
HEAR YE! HEAR YE! Book clubs and Arm-chair travelers!
Jini is now doing Zoom meetings with Book Clubs across America. Travel from the comfort of home.
Book an appointment today!
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“From the very first word to the very last, a reader will be engaged in the romance, glory, and hardship of the amazing victory”
- Sallie Tullis de Barcza, Chairman, Board of Directors, Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
“I like to think that history lovers of all ages and a generation of students will delight in the reading of Jini Jones Vail’s book.”
- Reverend Jacques Bossiere, Ph. D, Founder & First Chair, Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Author Jini Jones Vail writes in her library surrounded by favorite books on French history, art, music, literature and cuisine as well as other topics in history, ancestry, music and travel.
- Learn more at her blog
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Want to know more about Rochambeau’s march through 10 states and his protracted stay in America? Interested in Jini’s gown?
Vail, in her hand sewn 18th c. period gown, presents one of her power point programs at an historical society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) or Alliance Francaise along the Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (W3R). This National Historic Trail traces the march of Rochambeau and his army from Newport, Rhode Island, through Connecticut and into New York where the French Army coalesces with the US Continental Army of George Washington to march through five coastal states to Virginia where they engage General Cornwallis in the final full battle of the American Revolution 1781.