Spikes (4) excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.436-439
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
largest: 4 1/4 x 1/2 x 3/8 in. ( 10.8 x 1.3 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Iron spikes excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Gallery Label: 
These spikes were excavated by Reginald Pelham 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 at 204th St. in Washington Heights.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group