Rock Creek Park in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Defenses of Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 38° 57.782′ N, 77° 3.041′ W. Marker is in Rock Creek Park in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Oregon Avenue Northwest and Military Road Northwest, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located about 200 yards northeast of the intersection and is accessed by a trail through the woods. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Fort DeRussy (here, next to this marker); Fort De Russy (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Herring HighwayA Garden Protecting Rock Creek (approx. ¼ mile away); Tupelo Tree (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Herring Highway (approx. ¾ mile away); Forest Hills at Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); An African American Enclave (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rock Creek Park.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,017 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 14, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. 6. submitted on May 26, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.