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

Cheatham Annex

 
 
Cheatham Annex Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 21, 2009
1. Cheatham Annex Marker
Inscription. The piers and structures across the water are an extension of the Naval Base at Norfolk. This takes advantage of the excellent York River deep water channel as did Cornwallis when, in 1781, he chose Yorktown as his base.
 
Location. 37° 16.367′ N, 76° 34.799′ W. Marker is near Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker can be reached from Colonial National Historic Parkway 2.1 miles west of Mason Row, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yorktown VA 23691, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bellfield Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathaniel Bacon (approx. ¼ mile away); Ringfield Plantation (approx. ¼ mile away); Indian Field Creek (approx. 1.4 miles away); Powhatan's Village (approx. 1½ miles away); York River (approx. 2.1 miles away); Naval Weapons Station (approx. 2½ miles away); Powhatan’s Chimney (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Also see . . .  Colonial Parkway. Colonial National Historical Park (Submitted on December 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNatural ResourcesWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels
 
Cheatham Annex Pier on the York River image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 21, 2009
2. Cheatham Annex Pier on the York River
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 887 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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