The Old Cistern

The Old Cistern (HM6NP)

Location: Hampton, VA 23651
Country: United States of America

N 37° 0.159', W 76° 18.601'

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One of several large cisterns shown on a map of 1834. No potable water was ever found on Old Point Comfort, although one well was sunk to more than 900 feet. The garrison had to depend on cistern water and water brought in from wells on the mainland.
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HM NumberHM6NP
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Year Placed1969
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 10:23pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 383441 N 4095968
Decimal Degrees37.00265000, -76.31001667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 0.159', W 76° 18.601'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 0' 9.54" N, 76° 18' 36.06" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 Bernard Rd, Hampton VA 23651, US
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