Bombproof

Bombproof (HM4SL)

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

N 38° 49.806', W 77° 6.128'

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Two bombproofs, each measuring 200 feet long by 12.5 feet wide, were located in the center of Fort Ward. During normal operations the bombproofs were used as meeting rooms, storage facilities, and sometimes as a prison. In the event of an attack, the structures provided temporary protection for the soldiers. Water was supplied by a well located between the bombproofs.
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HM NumberHM4SL
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 Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 4:11pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 317529 N 4300022
Decimal Degrees38.83010000, -77.10213333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 49.806', W 77° 6.128'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 49' 48.36" N, 77° 6' 7.68" 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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