The answer to this Saturday’s “Where is it?” social media challenge!

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HISTORIC TRIANGLE — On Saturday, March 27, we asked you through social media to guess where the above picture was in the Historic Triangle.

We had so many great guesses but now it is time to reveal the answer.

If you guessed Yorktown Battlefield, you’re right!

This recreation is just one of the many forms of artillery used during the Revolutionary War. The three primary types used by the Americans, French, and British were cannons, howitzers, and mortars.

Reproduction cannons that are on display at Yorktown Battlefield (WYDaily/Nancy Sheppard)

Cannons were either heavy siege guns or lightweight field guns.

For more information about the various artillery used during the Siege of Yorktown, click here to visit the website for the National Park Service’s website for Yorktown Battlefield, part of Colonial Historical Park, Virginia.

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