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Brick found at Fort Tryon

Brick found at Fort Tryon
Title
Brick found at Fort Tryon
Date 
1760-1783
Medium 
Clay
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 x 3 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 20.3 x 9.5 x 4.4 cm )
Description 
Clay brick; red and one side is partially glazed.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Object Number 
INV.6220.7
Gallery Label 
This brick was found at Fort Tryon. Built by the Continental Army in the summer of 1776, the fort extended along 192nd Street at Fort Washington Avenue and functioned as a small, northern extension of Fort Washington.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group