Fort Worth

Fort Worth (HM1IXV)

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

N 38° 48.95', W 77° 5.867'

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Historical Site
Defenses of Washington
1861 - 1865



Here stood Fort Worth, built in 1861. It had a commanding view of the Cameron Valley and guarded the approach to Alexandria by Little River Turnpike. The fort had a perimeter of 463 yards and emplacements for 25 guns.
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HM NumberHM1IXV
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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 317870 N 4298430
Decimal Degrees38.81583333, -77.09778333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.95', W 77° 5.867'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 57" N, 77° 5' 52.02" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 806 St Stephens Rd, Alexandria VA 22304, US
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