City of Alexandria Est. 1749Originally called the United States Naval Torpedo Station, the Torpedo Factory was built during World War I, and was specifically designed for the fabrications of dangerous naval ordnance. The building was barely completed when that war ended in November 1919, but it was ready for service when World War II began. It was during this time that Alexandria's development, and role in our national defense, expanded rapidly due to a huge increase in defense workers to the Washington region.
|Placed By||City of Alexandria|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 322846 N 4297105|
|Decimal Degrees||38.80491667, -77.04016667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 48.295', W 77° 2.41'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 48' 17.7" N, 77° 2' 24.6" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||202, 703, 571|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 102-104 N Union St, Alexandria VA 22314, US|
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