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Revolutionary War, cannon ball: 32 lb shot, Ft Washington Ave/171 St

Object Number: 
INV.6344
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 in. ( 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Iron cannonball; stamped with arrow.
Gallery Label: 
According to an attached tag, this cannonball was excavated by Reginald P. Bolton and others at Fort Washington Avenue and 171st Street in Washington Heights, Manhattan. The stamped arrow indicates British government ownership.
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