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

Outer Works

(Reconstructed)

 
 
Outer Works Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 9, 2011
1. Outer Works Marker
Inscription.  This redoubt is one of several positions which the British built on the only “hard ground” approach to Yorktown. These positions formed a part of the outer line of their defenses.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 37° 13.355′ N, 76° 30.859′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker is on Historical Tour Drive south of Goosley Road (Virginia Route 238), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located on the Yorktown Battlefield in Colonial National Historical Park-Encampment Area. 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. Yorktown (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Aggie and the Benefit of Clergy (about 400 feet away); The “NECK” (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grand French Battery (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Grand French Battery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shiloh Baptist Church
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); First Allied Siege Line (approx. half a mile away); Yorktown National Cemetery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Outer Works Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, November 25, 2015
2. Outer Works Marker
Outer Works Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 9, 2011
3. Outer Works Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 5, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on November 26, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   3. submitted on December 5, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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