Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Fort C.F. Smith
Protecting the Capital
Erected by Virginia Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Defenses of Washington, and the Virginia Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 38° 54.057′ N, 77° 5.472′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker can be reached from 24th Street North. Touch for map. This marker is in Fort C.F. Smith Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2411 24th Street North, Arlington VA 22207, 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 C.F. Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort C.F. Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); a Fort C.F. Smith (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maywood (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Strong (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Dawson-Bailey House (approx. half a mile away); Fort Bennett (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Arlington Line (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
More about this marker. On the upper right of the marker is a photo captioned, "Company I of 2nd NY Heavy Artillery, view to the south showing powder magazine and south flank - Courtesy Library of Congress." On the lower left is a photo captioned, "Company L of 2nd NY Heavy Artillery, view to the west showing gun platforms 8, 9, and 10 and field of fire - Courtesy Library of Congress."
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,520 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 2, 2008. 5. submitted on February 3, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.