Shoe buckle excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
Overall: 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 2.2 x 3.2 cm )
Iron shoe buckle excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; arched, rectangular frame with rounded ends.
This buckle was excavated by Reginald P. Bolton, William L. Calver, and others before or after the formation of the Field Exploration Committee in 1918, at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, between Seaman and Payson Avenues and 204th Street, in Washington Heights. It was probably worn by a British, Hessian, or Loyalist officer.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.