ZZ-ARL003 Fort Haggerty

Marker text: FORT HAGGERTY

Historical Site

Defenses of Washington 1861-1865

Here beside the Georgetown-Alexandria Road stood Fort Haggerty, a small outwork of Fort Corcoran, constructed in May 1861. With a perimeter of 128 yards and emplacements for 4 guns, it was designed to bring under fire teh slope south of Fort Corcoran which could not be seen from there.

Erected by Arlington County, Virginia 1965.

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