Leutze Park Gun Collection

Leutze Park Gun Collection (HM6J6)

Location: Washington, DC 20003
Country: United States of America

N 38° 52.534', W 76° 59.692'

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— Historic Precinct Walking Tour —

Captured naval guns representing battle trophies of conflicts from the Barbary War to Spanish American War parallel the Dahlgren Avenue axis of the Navy Yard in Leutze Park. These guns are smooth bore muzzle loaders of eighteenth and nineteenth century manufacture. One gun, Trophy No. 18 was captured twice, once from the Bey of Algiers in the Barbary War and a second time from the Confederates States in the Civil War after it had been emplaced in the Norfolk Navy Yard. Leutze Park is used for frequent ceremonial events such as full arrival honors for foreign dignitaries and change of command and retirement exercises.
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HM NumberHM6J6
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Marker NumberNo 8
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 4:09am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 326951 N 4304859
Decimal Degrees38.87556667, -76.99486667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.534', W 76° 59.692'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 32.04" N, 76° 59' 41.52" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1116-1150 Dahlgren Ave SE, Washington DC 20003, US
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