Grapeshot (3) excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.556-558
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
largest: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Iron grapeshot excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; one large and two smaller shot.
Gallery Label: 
This grapeshot was found in 1892 by A.C. Chenowith on Seaman Avenue at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, which extended between Seaman and Payson Avenues and 204th Street, in Washington Heights.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group