Fort Tillinghast

Fort Tillinghast (HM2VN)

Location: Arlington, VA 22201 Arlington County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 52.71', W 77° 5.03'

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Historical Site
Defenses of Washington
1861-1865
Fort Tillinghast

Here stood Fort Tillinghast, a lunette in the Arlington Line constructed in August 1861. It had a perimeter of 298 yards and emplacements for 13 guns. A model of this fort, typical of all lunettes in the Arlington Line, can be seen at the Hume School museum of the Arlington Historical Society.
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HM NumberHM2VN
Series This marker is part of the Defenses of Washington series
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Marker Number14
Year Placed1965
Placed ByArlington County, Virginia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 12:57pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 319240 N 4305357
Decimal Degrees38.87850000, -77.08383333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.71', W 77° 5.03'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 42.60" N, 77° 5' 1.80" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 324-332 US-50, Arlington VA 22201, US
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