An American Forts Network historical website
George Washington Memorial Parkway
N 38°42.942 W077°03.095 (USCGS "Flagpole")
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References of guns/carriages to Mark Berhow's "American Seacoast Defenses:
A Reference Guide" Second Edition, CDSG Press 2004, which will aid you in your
Note on GPS coordinates for most of the featured sites:
I used WGS 84 except where noted by "USCGS" or "USACE."
Those marked "USCGS" or "USACE" use NAD 83 and are listed at
The accuracy between WGS 84 and NAD 83 is slightly off,
but should not cause you any difficulties in finding locations
since many GPS devices allow you to switch between them.
HISTORY & INFO
D.C. HARBOR MAP & LINKS
Launched: October 12, 1999
last updated: 31 January, 2008
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