Fort Willard ParkFort Willard Park contains significant earthworks and archaeological remains of a fort built in 1862 by the Union Army. It was one of 63 forts that were built surrounding the District of Columbia during the Civil War as part of the Defenses of Washington. Fort Willard is located on a high point overlooking low ground along the Potomac River. When the landscape was cleared of trees the fort commanded a clear view to the Potomac River.
|Series||This marker is part of the Defenses of Washington series|
|Placed By||Fairfax County Park Authority|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 4:37pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 320549 N 4294725|
|Decimal Degrees||38.78301667, -77.06598333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 46.981', W 77° 3.959'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 46' 58.86" N, 77° 3' 57.54" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-99 Fort Willard Cir, Alexandria VA 22307, US|
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