Historical Markers in Fort Dupont, District of Columbia
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This small work was one of the defenses begun in the fall of 1861 on the ridge east of the Anacostia River. It was named after Admiral Samuel DuPont, a commander of the South Atlantic Blockade Squadron. Eight guns and one mortar comprised its . . . — — Map (db m46425) HM
Earthworks of Fort DuPont are visible; follow path to the entrance of the fort.
Fort DuPont from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers drawing
Fort DuPont was named after Rear Admiral Samuel Francis DuPont, a Union . . . — — Map (db m206943) HM
A key event in the landmark 1954 school desegregation case Brown v. Board of Education occurred here at Sousa Junior High (now Middle) School. In 1950 Sousa was one of several new DC schools for white children. When Spottswood T. Bolling, . . . — — Map (db m187431) HM
Woodlawn Cemetery, established in 1895, serves the final resting place for Sen. Blanche K. Bruce, Mary P. Burrill, Will Marion Cook, John W. Cromwell, John R. Francis, Rep. John Mercer Langston, Jesse Lawson, Mary Meriwether, and Daniel Murray, . . . — — Map (db m42050) HM