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Defenses of Winchester J-16 | Marker History

Defenses of Winchester Marker, J-16

The fort on the hilltop to the north is one of a chain of defenses commanding the crossings of the Opequon. It was constructed by Milroy in 1863.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1929
Region: Shenandoah Valley Region
Geographic Location: Frederick County
Physical Description of Location: Winchester, VA 22602. Located on Front Royal Pike (Hwy 522), 0.2 miles southwest of the junction of Front Royal Pike (Hwy 522) and State Route 644. Marker is on the right when traveling southwest on Front Royal Pike (Hwy 522).
GPS Location: 39.1066236260,-78.1579896130
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