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

Engineer Wharf

 
 
Engineer Wharf Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 28, 2017
1. Engineer Wharf Marker
Inscription. Built by the Corps of Engineers about 1818, this was for many years a very important wharf. Jefferson Davis was landed here as a prisoner on May 22, 1865.
 
Erected 1969.
 
Location. 37° 0.069′ N, 76° 18.435′ W. Marker is in Fort Monroe, Virginia. Marker is on Fenwick Road east of Engineer Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Monroe VA 23651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Monroe Seawall History (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort Monroe Seawall History (a few steps from this marker); Fort Monroe History (a few steps from this marker); First Africans in Virginia (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Point Comfort Light (about 300 feet away); Lantaka (about 600 feet away); Spanish 1-½ Pounder (about 600 feet away); 12-Pounder Howitzer (about 600 feet 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
 
Engineer Wharf Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 28, 2017
2. Engineer Wharf 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 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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