The Fan District in Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Inner Line of Defence
where in 1861 a large earthwork
of the Inner Line of Defence
Placed in 1915 by the City of Richmond
at the request of the
Confederate Memorial Literary Society
Erected 1915 by City of Richmond & Confederate Memorial Literary Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 37° 33.467′ N, 77° 28′ W. Marker was in Richmond, Virginia. It was in The Fan District. Marker was on Monument Avenue, 0.1 miles west of Strawberry Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 2300 block, Richmond VA 23221, United States of America.
We have been informed that this sign or monument is no longer there and will not be replaced. This page is an archival view of what was.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Jefferson Davis (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Broad Street Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); 509 North Mulberry Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Memorial Bell Tower (approx. ¼ mile away); RF&P Kitchen Car 20 (approx. ¼ mile away); REA Express 183 (approx. ¼ mile away); Car ONE (approx. 0.3 miles away); Virginia Historical Society (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,490 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 21, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 3. submitted on July 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.