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

Baron Von Steuben

 
 
Baron Von Steuben Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2008
1. Baron Von Steuben Marker
Inscription.  This general was experienced in siege warfare such as characterized the Yorktown battle and so he was invaluable to Washington. Von Steuben maintained headquarters here with his division of American troops.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 37° 12.149′ N, 76° 30.54′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker is on Historical Tour Drive, 0.7 miles west of Surrender Road (Virginia Route 634), on the left when traveling west. Marker is located on the Yorktown Battlefield in Colonial National Historical Park, on the Allied Encampment Tour. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yorktown VA 23690, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Steuben’s Division (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); French Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Headquarters Site of the Quartermaster General (approx. 0.2 miles away); Surrender Field
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Trophies of War (approx. half a mile away); Ground Your Firelocks! (approx. half a mile away); Headquarters Site of Henry Knox (approx. half a mile away); In Solemn Step (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Baron von Steuben, Yorktown Battlefield. National Park Service. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Yorktown 1781. A British perspective of the Battle of Yorktown from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on the Yorktown Battlefield image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2008
2. Marker on the Yorktown Battlefield
Baron Von Steuben Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 23, 2016
3. Baron Von Steuben Marker
Baron Von Steuben image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2008
4. Baron Von Steuben
This statue of Baron Friedrich Wilhelm Augustin von Steuben is located in Monmouth Battlefield State Park in New Jersey.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,541 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on November 30, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   4. submitted on September 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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