Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Defenses of Washington
1861 - 1865
Here stood Fort Worth, built in 1861. It had a commanding view of the Cameron Valley and guarded the approach to Alexandria by Little River Turnpike. The fort had a perimeter of 463 yards and emplacements for 25 guns.
Erected by Civil War Round Table of Alexandria.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Defenses of Washington marker series.
Location. 38° 48.95′ N, 77° 5.867′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on St Stephens Road west of North Garland Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 806 St Stephens Rd, Alexandria VA 22304, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Williams (approx. half a mile away); Lake Cook (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fort Ward (approx. 0.9 miles away); Entrance Gate to Fort Ward (approx. one mile away); Within Its Walls (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Fort Ward (approx. one mile The Oakland Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2015. This page has been viewed 784 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 25, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.