Cambridge in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Continental Army under
General George Washington
This fort was used during the
Siege of Boston
and helped force its
evacuation by the British
Location. 42° 21.402′ N, 71° 6.272′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Waverly Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the entrance to Fort Washington Park in Cambridge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 95 Waverly St, Cambridge MA 02138, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Long-Distance Phone Call (approx. 0.6 miles away); Davenport Car Manufactory (approx. 0.6 miles away); New Fenway Park (approx. ¾ mile away); Fenway Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ted Williams (approx. 0.9 miles away); Van Ness Street Player Banners (approx. 0.9 miles away); John Boyle O'Reilly (approx. one mile away); Jake & Earl's Dixie BBQ (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
Also see . . .
1. Defending The Charles. Article by Allston-Brighton historian Dr. William P. Marchione from the Brighton Allston Historical Society webpage. (Submitted on May 9, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Friends of Fort Washington. Website dedicated to seeking National Park protection of earthworks as a National Monument or Battlefield. (Submitted on May 9, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 9, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,107 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 9, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.