Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
—War of 1812 —Explosions at Fort Washington August 27, 1814, surprised British and Americans alike. A British squadron slowly making its way up the Potomac expected resistance from the well-positioned fort. Alexandrians, fearing they were next after Washington's fall three days before, expected protection from the fort.,P.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail series|
|Placed By||National Park Service US Department of Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 322930 N 4286825|
|Decimal Degrees||38.71235000, -77.03656667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 42.741', W 77° 2.194'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 42' 44.46" N, 77° 2' 11.64" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||301, 240|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Unnamed Road, Fort Washington MD 20744, US|
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