George Washington and Francois De Grasse, a War Memorial

George Washington and Francois De Grasse, a War Memorial (HM1W0V)

Location: Yorktown, VA 23690 York County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 14.314', W 76° 30.519'

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Two of the most significant Revolutionary Warleaders at Yorktown wereGeneral George Washingtonin command of the Allied ground forces, andAdmiral Francois de Grassein command of the French fleet controlling thenearby waters. Their roles were closely linked butthey only met twice. Both meetings were held on DeGrasse's flagship, Ville de Paris. The first was on September 20, 1781 to complete planning for the attack onYorktown and the other was on October 21 toexplore future operations in the south. This tribute has been made possible by the Yorktown Foundationwith special thanks to: The Celebrate Yorktown CommitteeThe County of York, VaMs. Margaret Cook, Yorktown, VaDominion Virginia PowerSculptor - Cyd Player, York County, Va
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HM NumberHM1W0V
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Placed ByThe Yorktown Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 5:02pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 366182 N 4122404
Decimal Degrees37.23856667, -76.50865000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.314', W 76° 30.519'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 18.84" N, 76° 30' 31.14" W
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Area Code(s)757
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 378-398 State Rte 1020, Yorktown VA 23690, US
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