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

Wormley Creek Crossing

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, November 8, 2015
1. Wormley Creek Crossing Marker
Inscription. The earth dam in front of you creates Wormley Pond which existed in 1781 when Augustine Moore operated a grist mill here. American troops marched over the dam regularly as they moved to and from the Siege line.
 
Location. 37° 13.033′ N, 76° 29.55′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker is on Historical Tour Road 0.7 miles south of Moore House Road (Virginia 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. Wear Of Centuries (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Approach Road (approx. mile away); The Deposit (approx. 0.3 miles away); American Encampment (approx. 0.4 miles away); Moore House (approx. half a mile away); The First Siege Line (approx. half a mile away); Major General Benjamin Lincoln and His Division (approx. 0.6 miles away); Virginia Militia (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Also see . . .  Yorktown Battlefield. Colonial National Historical Park, National
Wormley Creek Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 8, 2015
2. Wormley Creek Crossing Marker
Park Service. (Submitted on November 9, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Wormley Pond image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 8, 2015
3. Wormley Pond
 
 
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 170 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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