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

Beaver Dam Creek

 
 
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By Don Morfe, December 9, 2011
1. Beaver Dam Creek Marker
Inscription. This sluggish and marshy headwater of the Warwick River generally divided the French and American encampments. Although both forces were under Washington, separate unit organization was respected and preserved through the siege.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 37° 12.172′ N, 76° 31.202′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker is on Battlefield Tour Road 1.3 miles west of Surrender Road (Virginia Route 634), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in the American Encampment Area of the Yorktown Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Yorktown VA 23690, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Headquarters Site of Henry Knox (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Headquarters Site of the Quartermaster General (approx. 0.4 miles away); French Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); The Adjutant General (approx. half a mile away); French Artillery Park (approx. half a mile away); French Artillery Park (approx. half a mile away); Comte de Rochambeau (approx. 0.6 miles away); Baron Von Steuben (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Also see . . .
Beaver Dam Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 9, 2011
2. Beaver Dam Creek Marker
 Yorktown National Battlefield. (Submitted on December 5, 2012.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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