Powder Magazine

Powder Magazine (HMA28)

Location: Richmond, VA 23231
Country: United States of America

N 37° 23.485', W 77° 21.697'

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Fort Brady - 1864

Directly in front of you is the site of a powder magazine, where ammunition and gunpowder were stored.

An explosion there could obliterate the fort. To bomb-proof the magazine, structural timbers were covered with a thick layer of earth.
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HM NumberHMA28
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Placed ByRichmond National Battlefield Park - National Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 1:26pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 290938 N 4140912
Decimal Degrees37.39141667, -77.36161667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 23.485', W 77° 21.697'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 23' 29.10" N, 77° 21' 41.82" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9542 Hoke Brady Rd, Richmond VA 23231, US
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