Fort Tar

Fort Tar (HMDZ8)

Location: Norfolk, VA 23510
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 51.526', W 76° 17.221'

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This is the site of Fort Tar, built to guard the approach to the city from the west, sit?u?ated on the outkirts of Norfolk, near Armistead's Bridge, which spanned Glebe Creek nearby. It served with Forts Barbour, Norfolk, and Nelson to pro?tect Norfolk and Portsmouth from invaion by the British in the War of 1812.
HM NumberHMDZ8
Placed ByCity of Norfolk
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 10:24am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 385272 N 4079978
Decimal Degrees36.85876667, -76.28701667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 51.526', W 76° 17.221'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 51' 31.56" N, 76° 17' 13.26" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 958-998 Monticello Ave, Norfolk VA 23510, US
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