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

Wear Of Centuries

 
 
Wear Of Centuries Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 8, 2015
1. Wear Of Centuries Marker
Inscription. Just ahead the road climbs to the level ground above the millpond. The ravine like depression in which it follows represents more natural wear from horses, carriages and wagons than any recent grading. It is a visible reminder that the roadway here has been in use nigh on to 300 years.
 
Location. 37° 12.983′ N, 76° 29.517′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker is on Historical Tour Road 0.8 miles south of Moore House Road (Virginia Route 238), on the left 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. Wormley Creek Crossing (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Approach Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); American Encampment (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Deposit (approx. 0.4 miles away); Moore House (approx. half a mile away); Major General Benjamin Lincoln and His Division (approx. 0.6 miles away); The First Siege Line (approx. 0.6 miles away); Virginia Militia (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Also see . . .
Wear Of Centuries Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 8, 2015
2. Wear Of Centuries Marker
 Yorktown Battlefield. Colonial National Historical Park, National Park Service (Submitted on November 9, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Sunken Road image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 8, 2015
3. Sunken Road
 
 
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 160 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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