Fort Lesley J McNair

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Fort Lesley J McNair information

Location
Washington, DC , USA
Address
P St & 3rd Ave SW
Getting there
Metro: Waterfront
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The army post at Fort McNair was established in 1791. The British burned it in 1814. The Lincoln-assassination conspirators were hanged here in 1865. McNair now houses the National Defense University and National War College (closed to the public).