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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
1. Fort Bunker Hill Marker
Inscription.

Fort Bunker Hill
Civil War Defenses of Washington
1861-1865


Image 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.
 
Location. 38° 56.165′ N, 76° 59.187′ W. Marker is in Brookland, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of 14th Street NE and Perry Street NE on 14th Street NE. Touch for map. On the grounds of Fort Bunker Hill Park. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20017, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of 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
Fort Bunker Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
2. Fort Bunker Hill Marker
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 Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
Fort Bunker Hill Sign image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
3. Fort Bunker Hill Sign

Fort Bunker Hill

Fort Circle Parks
National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior
Closeup of image on the marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
4. Closeup of image on the marker

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.
Closeup of image on the marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
5. Closeup of image on the marker
Other Civil War fort locations administered by Rock Creek Park
Closeup of image on the marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
6. Closeup of image on the marker

During the Civil War, Washington's forts overlooked farm land.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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