Washington Military Forts
list of forts, reservations, blockhouses, named camps, National
and State Homes for soldiers, national cemeteries, etc., in the
United States from its earliest settlement to date.
Many of the forts and structures
named were erected by the early settlers for their own
protection, and all vestige of them has now disappeared. The
exact locations of many are not positively known at the present
day, but reference is made to them in State histories, State
papers, etc. Those in bold-faced type are now occupied by troops
or are under the control of the War Department.(does not apply)
The data available for consultation are known to be incomplete,
and may be erroneous in some instances.
Fort, Washington on Bellingham Bay.
Washington on Cape Disappointment, mouth of Columbia River.
Canoe Island, Reservation, Washington, in the Haro Archipelago.
Cape Disappointment, fort at, Washington Fort Canby.
Cascades, Fort, Washington near Cascade City.
Casey, Fort, Washington near Port Townsend, in Island County.
Challam Point, reservation, Washington at the entrance to Port
Chehalis, Fort, Washington in Chehalis County
Chelan, Fort, Washington near Lake Chelan.
Chinook Point, fort at, Washington Fort Columbia.
Columbia, Fort, Washington at Chinook Point, Pacific County.
Columbia Barracks, Washington Now Vancouver Barracks.
Colville, Fort, Washington in Colville Valley.
Pass North, Reservation, Washington at Two Islands, in Island
Deception Pass South, Reservation, Washington at Two Islands, in
Defence, Fort, Washington on Vancouver Island.
Defiance Point Reservation, Washington at Narrows of Puget
Discovery, Fort, Reservation, Washington Two military
Double Bluff Reservation, Washington Opposite Fairweather Point.
Fort, Washington at Marrowstone Point, Puget Sound.
Foulweather Point Reservation, Washington at entrance to Hoods
Goose Island, Reservation, Washington in the Strait of San Juan
Fort, Washington Mouth of Columbia River.
Harney depot, Washington in Colville Valley.
Henrietta, Fort, Washington in Willamette Valley.
Hoods Head, reservation at, Washington Admiralty Inlet.
Cantonment, Washington In valley of San Francisco Borgia.
Juan de Fuca, Straits of, reservation, Washington.
Washington at Magnolia Bluff, near Seattle.
Lee, Battery, Washington at Fort Flagler.
Lopez Island, Reservation, Washington in San Juan County.
Bluff, fort at, Washington Fort Lawton.
Muckleshute, Camp, Washington on Muckleshute Prairie, White
Point Reservation, Washington Entrance to Port Townsend.
Neah Bay Reservation, Washington near Cape Flattery.
Nesqually, Fort, Washington on Nesqually River.
New Dungeness Harbor, reservations at, Washington.
Nez Perce, Fort, Washington Now Fort Walla Walla.
Nugen, Fort, Washington on Whidbys Island.
fort, Washington on Columbia River, at its junction with the
Osoyoos, Camp, Washington on Lake Osoyoos, Okinakane.
Reservation, Washington on Whidby Island.
Pickett, Camp, Washington on San Juan Island.
Point Hudson Reservation, Washington near Port Townsend.
Point Roberts Reservation, Washington on Puget Sound.
Point Wilson Reservation, Washington Entrance to Admiralty
Port Angeles and Ediz Hook Reservation, Washington. In Clallam
Puget Sound Narrows, Reservation, Washington.
Reservation, Washington (See Point Roberts.)
Island, camp on, Washington Camps Reynolds and Pickett.
Shaw Island Reservation, Washington in the Haro Archipelago.
Simcoe, Fort, Washington Klamath County, in Simcoe Valley, on
Yakima Indian Reservation; now town of that name.
Sinyakwateen Depot, Washington at Chunikane Bridge.
Skocham Bay, fortifications in, Washington.
Spokane, Fort, Washington on Spokane River.
Steele, Camp, Washington on San Juan Island.
Steilacoom, Fort, Washington Pierce County, eastern shore of
Puget Sound; now town of that name.
Reservation, Washington On Hoods Canal.
Talla Point, reservation, Washington At entrance to Hoods Canal.
Taylor, Fort, Washington on Snake River, in Walla Walla County.
Three Tree Point Reservation, Washington North bank of Columbia
Tilton, Fort, Washington.
Townsend, Fort, Washington near Port Townsend.
Arsenal, Washington at Vancouver.
Vancouver, Fort or Barracks, Washington at Vancouver; first
named Columbia Barracks.
Island, Reservation, Washington On east side of Neah Harbor.
Walla Walla, Fort, Washington at Walla Walla.
Washington State Soldiers Home, Orting, Washington.
Whidbys Island, fort on, Washington Fort Nugen.
Wilhelm, Battery, Washington at Fort Flagler.
Wilson Point Reservation, Washington.
Worden, Fort, Washington at Point Wilson, near Port Townsend.
Wright, Fort, Washington near Spokane.
Source: Historical Register and
Dictionary of the United States Army, Volume 2, by Francis B.
Heitman, Government Printing Office, 1903.