• Feet in the Street!

    Fort Dupont Park

    District of Columbia

Contact Us

To contact the park for recreation activities by mail:

Site Manager: FODU
1900 Anacostia Dr. SE
Washington, DC 20020

By phone: (202) 426-7723

By electronic mail: Click Here!

The Civil War Defenses of Washington sites are administered by three different national parks. Find the site you are interested in and contact the appropriate park.

For historical information and tours on Fort Foote, Fort Greble, Batery Carroll, Fort Stanton, Fort Ricketts, Fort Davis, Fort Dupont, Fort Chaplin, or Fort Mahan please contact

Civil War Defenses of Washington
6625 Georgia Ave, NW
Washington, D.C. 20012
Phone: 202-829-4650

Due to programming and other field activities please leave a detailed recording with the date of the call, your name, telephone and a brief message and someone will return your call within 24 hrs. (except Sundays)
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For information on Fort Bunker Hill, Fort Totten, Fort Slocum, Fort Stevens, Battleground National Cemetery, Fort DeRussy, Fort Reno, Fort Bayard, or Battery Kemble please contact:

Rock Creek Park
3545 Williamsburg Lane NW
Washington, D.C. 20015
Telephone: 202-895-6000
Visitor Information: 202-895-6070
Fax: 202-895-6015
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For information on Fort Marcy please contact:

George Washington Memorial Parkway
c/o Turkey Run Park
McLean, VA 22101
Telephone: 703-289-2500
Need Fax # 703-289-2598
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Did You Know?

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The design for the Defenses of Washington was based on a textbook published in 1836 called A TREATISE ON FIELD FORTIFICATIONS, by Dennis Hart Mahan. Mahan was a professor of civil and military engineering at West Point.