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Fort Monroe, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Monroe Arsenal

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, May 28, 2017
1. Fort Monroe Arsenal Marker
Inscription. Building 27 was constructed about 1860. During the Civil War, and for a number of years after, it was occupied by the machine shop of the Fort Monroe Arsenal. This arsenal specialized in the manufacture of seacoast gun carriages.
 
Erected 1973.
 
Location. 37° 0.344′ N, 76° 18.728′ W. Marker is in Fort Monroe, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Ingalls Road and Patch Road, on the left when traveling south on Ingalls Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 66 Ingalls Rd, Fort Monroe VA 23651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rodman Gun (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Monroe (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Rodman Gun (about 600 feet away); Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge (about 700 feet away); Freedom’s Fortress (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Zero Mile Post (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Cistern (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Fort Monroe (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Monroe.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Monroe National Monument. National Park Service (Submitted on May 29, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
Fort Monroe Arsenal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 28, 2017
2. Fort Monroe Arsenal Marker
Fort Monroe Arsenal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 28, 2017
3. Fort Monroe Arsenal Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 29, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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