Near Henrico in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Known images of Fort Brady number in the dozens, making it one of the most heavily photographed of Virginia's wartime fortifications. This view, and others on display here, allow you to share the perspective of the photographers and soldiers in 1864 and 1865.
Erected by Richmond National Battlefield Park, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. 37° 23.485′ N, 77° 21.697′ W. Marker is near Henrico, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker can be reached from Hoke Brady Road one mile south of Kingsland Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located along the ¼ mile walking trail at the Fort Brady Unit of Richmond National Battlefield Park. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23231, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as Powder Magazine (here, next to this marker); Guns of Fort Brady (here, next to this marker); Guarding the James (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Trent's Reach (a few steps from this marker); Fort Brady Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Brady (about 400 feet away); The Tides (approx. one mile away); Dutch Gap (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henrico.
More about this marker. This marker replaced an older one at this location titled, "Powder Magazine"
Also see . . . Richmond National Battlefield Park. (Submitted on July 6, 2015.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 3, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.