Fort Williams

Fort Williams (HM1IXU)

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

N 38° 48.719', W 77° 5.349'

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Historical Site
Defenses of Washington
1861 - 1865


100 yards to the west stood Fort Williams, built in 1863 to guard the approaches to Alexandria by Little River Turnpike and Telegraph Road. It had a perimeter of 250 yards and emplacements for 13 guns. This fort was built on the property of General Samuel Cooper, C.S.A.
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HM NumberHM1IXU
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Placed ByCivil War Round Table of Alexandria
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Date Added Sunday, January 25th, 2015 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 318610 N 4297985
Decimal Degrees38.81198333, -77.08915000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.719', W 77° 5.349'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 43.14" N, 77° 5' 20.94" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 212-216 N Quaker Ln, Alexandria VA 22304, US
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