Northwest Bastion - Fort Washington MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 38° 46.080 W 077° 01.732
18S E 323736 N 4292986
Quick Description: Protecting the fort against land attack Armed with smaller field and siege guns, the landward bastions could deliver a sustained cannonade of 12- and 30-pounder shells.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 9/28/2020 6:48:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM136QD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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Long Description:
Northwest Bastion-Fort Foote-Protecting the fort against land attack
Armed with smaller field and siege guns, the landward bastions could deliver a sustained cannonade of 12- and 30-pounder shells. The long central traverse provided protection and contained magazines and bombproofs.

LOCATION: Marker is near Fort Washington, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from Fort Foote Road, on the right when traveling west. Located inside the Fort Foote National Park. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Washington MD 20744, United States of America.
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