Near Henrico in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Fort Brady – 1864
An explosion there could obliterate the fort. To bomb-proof the magazine, structural timbers were covered with a thick layer of earth.
Erected by Richmond National Battlefield Park - National Park Service.
Location. 37° 23.485′ N, 77° 21.697′ W. Marker is near Henrico, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker can be reached from Hoke Brady Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is on a walking trail in the Fort Brady Unit of Richmond National Battlefield Park. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23231, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Powder Magazine (here, next to this marker); Guns of Fort Brady (here, next to this marker); Guarding the James (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Trent's Reach (a few steps from this marker); Fort Brady Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Brady (about 400 feet away); The Tides (approx. one mile away); Dutch Gap (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Henrico.
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Also see . . . Battlefield Tour - Ft Gilmer to Ft Brady. Richmond National Battlefield Park website. (Submitted on January 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 786 times since then and 74 times this year. Last updated on , by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.