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— War of 1812 —With Alexandria under British control in August 1814, top-ranking U.S. military men gathered at his high point above the city. President Madison conferred with Secretary of the Navy William Jones, Brigadier General John Hungerford, and U.S. Navy Captain David Porter, Jr. The men decided to harass the British ships as they withdrew down the Potomac.
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|Placed By||National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, March 6th, 2015 at 9:01am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 320836 N 4297387|
|Decimal Degrees||38.80705000, -77.06336667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 48.423', W 77° 3.802'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 48' 25.38" N, 77° 3' 48.12" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||202, 703, 571|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2000-2030 VA-7, Alexandria VA 22314, US|
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