“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Fort McNair, District of Columbia

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Washington and Vicinity
      Washington (2374)  
      Montgomery County, Maryland (706)  
      Prince George's County, Maryland (602)  
      Alexandria, Virginia (344)  
      Arlington County, Virginia (416)  
      Fairfax County, Virginia (689)  
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1District of Columbia (Washington), Fort McNair — Building 20, Grant Hall
In 1829, the Federal Penitentiary was built on this site. Designed by Charles Bulfinch, the Architect of the Capitol, the Penitentiary was influenced by the prison reform movement of the 1820s. In 1831, an eastern extension to the building added a . . . Map (db m64922) HM
2District of Columbia (Washington), Fort McNair — General Ulysses S. Grant, USA
General Ulysses S. Grant was born on April 27, 1822 in Point Pleasant, Ohio. The future commanding general of all U. S. Armies during the Civil War, Grant graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1843, then was commissioned a Brevet 2nd . . . Map (db m169020) HM
3District of Columbia (Washington), Fort McNair — Lincoln Assassination TrialSite of Lincoln Conspirators Gallows
On April 14, 1865 John Wilkes Booth (of Maryland) assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Fords Theater in downtown Washington. Booth's conspirators were arrested and tried by a Military Court here in Building 20 from May 9 to June 30, 1865. One . . . Map (db m29740) HM
4District of Columbia (Washington), Fort McNair — Women War Workers 1861 - 1865
During the Civil War the Washington Arsenal was both the largest Federal arsenal and the one closest for shipping its war materials to the various fighting fronts in Virginia. Here thousands of caissons and limbers, wagons and ambulances, cannon . . . Map (db m29739) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022