Expanded Hours

We're now Wednesdays through Sundays! Proof of vaccination is required. Learn more >

Tack excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.431
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 3/8 in. ( 1.6 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Brass tack excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Gallery Label: 
This tack was excavated by Reginald Pelham Bolton and others prior to 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