Fort De Russy

Fort De Russy (HMDPV)

Location: Washington, DC 20012
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 57.744', W 77° 3.159'

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Civil War Defenses of Washington

— 1861-1865 —

Earthworks of Fort De Russy are visible; follow path to your right for 200 years.

[drawing of fort] Fort De Russy from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers drawing.

Cannon mounted at Fort De Russy helped repulse a Confederate attack on Fort Stevens, July 11012, 1864.

[map of northern DC] Other Civil War fort locations administered by Rock Creek Park.

[picture of unnamed fort] During the Civil War, Washington's forts overlooked farm land.
Series This marker is part of the Defenses of Washington series
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 11:46am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322155 N 4314607
Decimal Degrees38.96240000, -77.05265000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 57.744', W 77° 3.159'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 57' 44.64" N, 77° 3' 9.54" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 Western Ridge Trail, Washington DC 20012, US
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