Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Fort Myer Historic District
has been designated a
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected 1973 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
Location. 38° 52.924′ N, 77° 4.971′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is on Sheridan Avenue just north of Reba Place, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 415 Sheridan Avenue, Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Commander in Chief's Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Pennsylvania Volunteer InfantryFirst Flight of an Airplane on a U.S. Army Installation (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Etholen Selfridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Famous Firsts in Aeronautics at Fort Myer (within shouting distance of this marker); Centennial of Military Aviation (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Whipple (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John C. McKinney Memorial Stables (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 489 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 18, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.