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Additional marker at the Custom House to Comte de Grasse
Photographer: J. Makali Bruton
Taken: October 23, 2016
Caption: Additional marker at the Custom House to Comte de Grasse
Additional Description: This large marker is mounted directly above the entry door to the Custom House. It reads:
In honor of
Comte de Grasse
Admiral
of the French Fleet
whose landing of troops
and blockade of the
Chesapeake Bay
were decisive factors
leading to the surrender
of the British Forces at
Yorktown, Virginia
October 19, 1781
This tablet was erected by the
National Society of the Sons of
the American Revolution, 1931

Submitted: October 24, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
Database Locator Identification Number: p367334
File Size: 1.778 Megabytes


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