Tacks excavated at West Point
largest: 1/2 x 3/8 in. ( 1.3 x 1 cm )
Brass tacks excavated at West Point.
These tacks were excavated by the Field Exploration Committee from a refuse dump near the nineteenth-century barracks at West Point, a series of forts and barracks in Orange County, New York built by the Continental Army in 1777.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.