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Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: April 20, 2019
Caption: A Soldier's Sketch of Fort Marcy
Additional Description: The stumps of trees felled to build nearby Fort Marcy are visible in this soldier's sketch. The land cleared to create the Defenses of Washington eroded quickly, sending tons of sediment into the Potomac River.Close-up of image on marker
Submitted: April 21, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p471306
File Size: 1.959 Megabytes
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