Gun Emplacement

Gun Emplacement (HM17I8)

Location: Richmond, VA 23225
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 31.64', W 77° 27.409'

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To large pits on top of this hill were intended for cannons to guard this prison island from northern attack. Rapids actually protected the island, there was never an attack, and no guns were ever installed.
Sign funded by: Blue Ridge Mt. Sports
HM NumberHM17I8
Placed ByJames River Park System
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 12:52pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 282903 N 4156210
Decimal Degrees37.52733333, -77.45681667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.64', W 77° 27.409'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 38.40" N, 77° 27' 24.54" W
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Area Code(s)540, 804, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 C Belle Isle, Richmond VA 23225, US
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