McLean in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Fort Marcy, Virginia
Marker series. This marker is included in the Defenses of Washington marker series.
Location. 38° 56.086′ N, 77° 7.558′ W. Marker is in McLean, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from George Washington Parkway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located inside the Fort Marcy Park, at the western edge of the interior of the fort. The park is best reached from west bound George Washington Parkway, with no exits from the east bound lanes. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Lean VA 22101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Marcy (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Marcy, Virginia (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pimmit Run and Chain Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Mouth of Pimmit Run (approx. 0.6 miles away); Original Federal Boundary Stone NW 4 Chain Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Clay and Randolph Duel (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Canal Home (was approx. 0.7 miles away in Maryland but has been reported permanently removed. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McLean.
More about this marker. An engineering diagram of the fort showing portions of the exterior works and auxiliary batteries is on the right side of the marker.
Also see . . . Fort Marcy. National Parks Service site. (Submitted on October 21, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,448 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 21, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.