Fort Chaplin

Fort Chaplin (HM6U4)

Location: Washington, DC 20019
Country: United States of America

N 38° 53.231', W 76° 56.436'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 97 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription

Civil War Defenses of Washington

— 1861-1865 —

Earthworks of Fort Chaplin are visible through the wooded areas at the top of the hill.

Fort Chaplin was named in honor of Col. Daniel Chaplin, who was mortally wounded on August 17, 1864, at Deep Bottom, Virginia.
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM6U4
Series This marker is part of the Defenses of Washington series
Tags
Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 10:32pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 331686 N 4306047
Decimal Degrees38.88718333, -76.94060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.231', W 76° 56.436'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 13.86" N, 76° 56' 26.16" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4600-4698 Texas Ave SE, Washington DC 20019, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?