Fort Slocum

Fort Slocum (HM1DM)

Location: Washington, DC 20011
Country: United States of America

N 38° 57.587', W 77° 0.768'

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Civil War Defenses of Washington

— 1861-1865 —

No visible evidence remains of Fort Slocum, which stood here and across Kansas Avenue to your left.

Cannon mounted at Fort Totten helped repulse a Confederate attack on Fort Stevens, July 11-12, 1864.
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HM NumberHM1DM
Series This marker is part of the Defenses of Washington series
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Placed ByNational Parks Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 3:19pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 325601 N 4314240
Decimal Degrees38.95978333, -77.01280000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 57.587', W 77° 0.768'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 57' 35.22" N, 77° 0' 46.08" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5700-5898 Kansas Ave NW, Washington DC 20011, US
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