Fort Canby

Fort Canby (HM272B)

Location: Ilwaco, WA 98624 Pacific County
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Country: United States of America
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N 46° 16.691', W 124° 3.214'

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In Defense of the Columbia River

The U.S. Army constructed Fort Canby, along with Fort Columbia and Fort Stevens, to defend the entrance to the Columbia River from enemy warships. U.S. Army troops manned the forts from the mid-19th century until the end of World War II.
The specialized troops trained to respond to all possible threats from enemy warships. To do so, they operated high-powered weaponry that was the world's best and most modern technology of the times.
HM NumberHM272B
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Date Added Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 418829 N 5125495
Decimal Degrees46.27818333, -124.05356667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 16.691', W 124° 3.214'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 16' 41.46" N, 124° 3' 12.84" W
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Area Code(s)360
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Westwind Trail, Ilwaco WA 98624, US
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