Camp Security

Camp Security (HML9H)

Location: York, PA 17402 York County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 59.032', W 76° 38.901'

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A prison camp built in 1781 to detain British troops surrendered by Gen. Burgoyne at Saratoga, N.Y. and their families. Prisoners captured at Yorktown, Va. arrived later. It was guarded by York County militia and Continental troops until operations ceased at the end of the American Revolution in 1783. The camp consisted of log huts and a large stockade. Archaeological evidence confirmed its location less than a mile to the south.
HM NumberHML9H
Year Placed2008
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 10:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 359260 N 4427267
Decimal Degrees39.98386667, -76.64835000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 59.032', W 76° 38.901'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 59' 1.92" N, 76° 38' 54.06" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3658-3676 E Market St, York PA 17402, US
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