The Deposit

The Deposit (HM6ZR)

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

N 37° 13.291', W 76° 29.56'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 77 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription
Eighteenth century siege warfare meant weeks of labor for the soldiers, not only on the trenches, but in the rear areas where special siege materials were made and stored.

In constructing the siege lines, engineers and sappers used quantities of gabions (wickerwork-like baskets), fascines and saucissons (bundles of stout wooden sticks), and fraises (heavy pointed poles). These materials of war were temporarily stored in this ravine until American troops were ready for them on the line.
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM6ZR
Tags
Placed ByColonial National Historical Park, National Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 8:21pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 367570 N 4120489
Decimal Degrees37.22151667, -76.49266667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.291', W 76° 29.56'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 17.46" N, 76° 29' 33.60" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 351-371 Battlefield Tour Road, Yorktown VA 23690, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. Is this marker part of a series?
  3. What historical period does the marker represent?
  4. What historical place does the marker represent?
  5. What type of marker is it?
  6. What class is the marker?
  7. What style is the marker?
  8. Does the marker have a number?
  9. What year was the marker erected?
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?