Riggs Park in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Civil War Defenses of Washington
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
The National Park Service maintains official trails and sites around the perimeter of the park to reduce environmental impacts and provide a
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 57.607′ N, 77° 0.446′ W. Marker is in Riggs Park, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on South Dakota Avenue Northeast north of New Hampshire Avenue Northeast, on the right when traveling north. On the grounds of Legacy Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5801 South Dakota Avenue Northeast, Washington DC 20011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Legacy Memorial Park (here, next to this marker); Fort Slocum (approx. 0.3 miles away); WOOK-TV Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marlon Francisco Morales (approx. 0.4 miles away); Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 3 (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of Those Who Lost Their Lives on June 22, 2009 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Opha May Jacob Johnson Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fort Totten (approx. 0.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Civil War Defenses of Washington Brochures . National Park Service (Submitted on March 24, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.