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

French Hospital

 
 
French Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 9, 2011
1. French Hospital Marker
Inscription.  Across the field to your right, Hudson Allan's plantation building dominated the 1781 scene. Barns and sheds as well as mansions were useful to the French for field hospital purposes.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
 
Location. 37° 12.166′ N, 76° 30.351′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker is on Battlefield Tour Road, half a mile west of Surrender Road (Virginia Route 634), on the right. Marker is located in the American Encampment Area of the Yorktown Battlefield. 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 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baron Von Steuben (approx. 0.2 miles away); Surrender Field (approx. 0.4 miles away); Headquarters Site of the Quartermaster General (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trophies of War (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ground Your Firelocks!
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Brotherhood Preserved (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Solemn Step (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Also see . . .  Yorktown National Battlefield. (Submitted on December 5, 2012.)
 
French Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 23, 2016
2. French Hospital Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 5, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on October 24, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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