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

American Approach Road

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, November 8, 2015
1. American Approach Road Marker
Inscription. The steep banks of this ravine gave American troops protection from British cannon fire as they moved up to build and man the siege lines. French troops used a similar cover to the west.
 
Location. 37° 13.233′ N, 76° 29.55′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker is on Historical Tour Road half a mile south of Moore House Road (Route 238), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located along the Battlefield Tour route on the Yorktown Battlefield, part of Colonial National Historical Park. 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. The Deposit (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wormley Creek Crossing (approx. mile away); Wear Of Centuries (approx. 0.3 miles away); The First Siege Line (approx. 0.3 miles away); Moore House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Communicating Trench (approx. half a mile away); Redoubt 9 (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Second Siege Line (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Also see . . .  Yorktown Battlefield. Colonial National Historical Park, National Park Service. (Submitted on November 9, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
American Approach Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 8, 2015
2. American Approach Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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