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Fort Bunker Hill

 
 
Fort Bunker Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
1. Fort Bunker Hill Marker
Inscription.

Fort Bunker Hill

One of the Civil War Defenses of Washington erected in the fall of 1861, Fort Bunker Hill occupied an important position between Fort Totten and Fort Lincoln in the defense of the National Capital. Thirteen guns and mortars were mounted in the fort.

United States Department of the Interior
National Park Service

 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 38° 56.119′ N, 76° 59.264′ W. Marker is in Brookland, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Otis Street Northeast near 14th Street NW. Touch for map. On the grounds of Fort Bunker Hill Park along the southern walking path. 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. A different marker also named Fort Bunker Hill (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carlo Angelo Facchina (approx. 0.2 miles away); Corinthian Capital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Clifton Weaver Residence Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Franciscan Monastery
Fort Bunker Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
2. Fort Bunker Hill Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Lois Mailou Jones Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Erected to the Memory of the Very Reverend Commissaries (approx. 0.2 miles 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 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
3. Fort Bunker Hill Marker
Across from Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
4. Across from Marker
Bunker Hill School image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
5. Bunker Hill School
School located at 1401 Michigan Avenue NE that is named after the fort.
 
 
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 77 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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