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Yorktown in York County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

A Changed Scene

 
 
A Changed Scene Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 9, 2011
1. A Changed Scene Marker
Inscription. Most of the high ground around Yorktown was under cultivation in 1781. In the 1770’s the land in front of you was known as “General Nelson's Quarter”. Here and elsewhere houses that stood have crumbled away and, in many instances, woods have reclaimed once productive fields.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 37° 12.966′ N, 76° 31.644′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker is on Allied Encampment Road 0.1 miles north of Battlefield Tour Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in the French Encampment Area of the Yorktown Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Yorktown VA 23690, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baron De Viomenil (approx. 0.2 miles away); D’Aboville’s Headquarters (approx. 0.3 miles away); French Artillery Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); French Artillery Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); French Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bourbonnois Brigade Encampment (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Adjutant General (approx. 0.8 miles away); Outer Works (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
A Changed Scene Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 23, 2016
2. A Changed Scene Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 24, 2016.
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