Fort Barnard

Fort Barnard (HM2VZ)

Location: Arlington, VA 22204 Arlington County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 50.967', W 77° 5.569'

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Historical Site
Defenses of Washington
1861-1865
Fort Barnard

Here stood Fort Barnard, a redoubt constructed late in 1861 to command the approaches to Alexandria by way of Four Mile Run and Glebe Road. It was named for General J. G. Barnard, Chief Engineer of the Defenses of Washington. It had a perimeter of 250 yards and emplacements for 20 guns.
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HM NumberHM2VZ
Series This marker is part of the Defenses of Washington series
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Marker Number18
Year Placed1965
Placed ByArlington County, Virginia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 4:59am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 318387 N 4302151
Decimal Degrees38.84945000, -77.09281667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 50.967', W 77° 5.569'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 50' 58.02" N, 77° 5' 34.14" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2101-2117 S Pollard St, Arlington VA 22204, US
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