• Feet in the Street!

    Fort Dupont Park

    District of Columbia


Civil War Defenses of Washington:

John Gross Barnard

Rear Admiral Samuel Francis Dupont


Freeman Village

Post Civil War:

Senator James McMillan

The Civilian Conservation Corps

Did You Know?


Built in 1861, Fort Stevens originally was named Fort Massachusetts. The fort was renamed Fort Stevens in 1863 after Isaac Ingalls Stevens. Stevens was the governor of the Washington Territory.