Yorktown in York County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
West Along Main Street
—Colonial National Historical Park —
Yorktown’s prosperity as a port peaked around the middle of the 18th century. By 1781, Main Street, as depicted in this painting, had become a quieter, less active avenue.
Painting by Sidney King
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 37° 14.117′ N, 76° 30.503′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 408 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. East Along Main Street (here, next to this marker); Somerwell House (a few steps from this marker); Medical Shop (Reconstructed) Swan Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Cole Digges House, circa 1925 (within shouting distance of this marker); Cole Digges House, circa 1730 (within shouting distance of this marker); York County War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Custom House, circa 1720 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 6, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 2. submitted on October 24, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.