Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by City of Alexandria.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Defenses of Washington marker series.
Location. 38° 49.806′ N, 77° 6.128′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker can be reached from West Braddock Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in Fort Ward Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4301 West Braddock Road, Alexandria VA 22304, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Ward (within shouting distance of this marker); Powder Magazine and Filling Room (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Ward (within shouting distance of this marker); Northwest Bastion (within shouting distance of Entrance Gate to Fort Ward (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Oakland Baptist Church (about 300 feet away); Profile of Fort (about 400 feet away); Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
More about this marker. The marker displays a Detail of Bombproof #1 and a Cross section of a bombproof. An engineering plan of the fort in the upper left indicates the position of the bombproofs in blue, with the next stops on the fort tour in red.
Also see . . . Fort Ward Historic Site. (Submitted on May 15, 2008, 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 May 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,250 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.