Fort Bunker Hill
Fort Bunker Hill was built in the fall of 1861 by the 11th Massachusetts Infantry and was named after the Revolutionary fortification at Bunker Hill, Massachusetts. It occupied an important position between Fort Totten and Fort Lincoln. Thirteen guns and mortars were mounted in the fort. Unfortunately, little evidence of Fort Bunker Hill is still visible.
Do you live near Fort Bunker Hill? Learn about the African American Civil War Descendants Study that the National Park Service is conducting in association with American University.
Did You Know?
The Fort Dupont Ice Skating Rink is the only public indoor ice rink in Washington, D.C. It is located in Fort Dupont Park at 3779 Ely Place, S.E, Washington, D.C. 20019.