Fort Reno

Fort Reno (HMDL7)

Location: Washington, DC 20016
Country: United States of America

N 38° 57.055', W 77° 4.509'

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Civil War Defenses of Washington

— 1861-1865 —

No visible evidence remains of Fort Reno, which stood at the top of this hill, the highest elevation in Washington, D.C.

[drawing of Fort Reno] Fort Reno from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers drawing. Cannon mounted at Fort Reno helped repulse a Confederate attack on Fort Stevens, July 11-12, 1864.

[map of northern DC] Other Civil War fort locations administered by Rock Creek Park.

[photo of unnamed Washington fort] During the Civil War, Washington's forts overlooked farm land.
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HM NumberHMDL7
Series This marker is part of the Defenses of Washington series
Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 12:51pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 320176 N 4313377
Decimal Degrees38.95091667, -77.07515000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 57.055', W 77° 4.509'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 57' 3.30" N, 77° 4' 30.54" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3815-3899 Chesapeake St NW, Washington DC 20016, US
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