Rifle Trench

Rifle Trench (HM4SK)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22304
Country: United States of America

N 38° 49.879', W 77° 6.093'

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This rifle trench extended from the North Bastion toward Battery Garesche located beyond Leesburg Turnpike (Route 7). Another rifle trench extended from the tip of the South Bastion near the Fort Gate. The rifle trenches prevented enemy troops from moving towards the rear of the fort.
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HM NumberHM4SK
Series This marker is part of the Defenses of Washington series
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Placed ByCity of Alexandria
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 7:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 317582 N 4300156
Decimal Degrees38.83131667, -77.10155000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 49.879', W 77° 6.093'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 49' 52.74" N, 77° 6' 5.58" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4301 W Braddock Rd, Alexandria VA 22304, US
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