Iron weapons (7) excavated at Revolutionary War sites

Object Number: 
INV.6075.203-209
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
largest: 6 x 1 x 1 in. ( 15.2 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Iron weapons excavated at various Revolutionary War sites in Washington Heights; includes fragments of bayonet blades and the butt-ends of pikes.
Gallery Label: 
These objects were excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at various sites in Washington Heights. They were stored as part of the Reginald Pelham Bolton Collection of Revolutionary War Relics in the Jumel Mansion, at 160th Street and Edgecomb Avenue.
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