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Brookland in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Bunker Hill

Civil War Defenses of Washington

 

— 1861-1865 —

 
Fort Bunker Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
1. Fort Bunker Hill Marker
Inscription.  
Captions:
Fort Bunker Hill from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers drawing.

Built by the 11th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment who named the fort after the Revolutionary War battle in their home state.

Other Civil War fort locations administered by Rock Creek Park

During the Civil War, Washington's forts overlooked farm land.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Defenses of Washington series list.
 
Location. 38° 56.165′ N, 76° 59.187′ W. Marker is in Brookland in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of 14th Street Northeast and Perry Street Northeast, on the left when traveling north on 14th Street Northeast. On the grounds of Fort Bunker Hill Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1340 Perry Street Northeast, Washington DC 20017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of
Fort Bunker Hill Sign image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
2. Fort Bunker Hill Sign

Fort Bunker Hill

Fort Circle Parks
National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior
this marker. Carlo Angelo Facchina (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Corinthian Capital (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Bunker Hill (about 500 feet away); Franciscan Monastery (about 500 feet away); Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. (about 600 feet away); Erected to the Memory of the Very Reverend Commissaries (about 600 feet away); Very Rev. Godfrey Schilling, O.F.M. (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookland.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Bunker Hill. (Submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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