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Fort Foote Park

Civil War Ruins at Fort Foote Park
For a solitary walk through history overlooking the Potomac River, stroll the two-mile trail around Fort Foote Park. Originally fortified to defend D.C. during the Civil War, it is now a National Park site, with woodlands to explore and ruins to discover. Two 15-inch Rodman cannons were the largest to defend D.C. and have been preserved, along with cannon emplacements and bunkers.

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8626 Fort Foote Rd, Fort Washington, MD 20744, USA
+1 301-763-4600
Sun - Sat 8am - 10pm