Fort Foote was constructedin 1863 atop Rozier's Bluff to strengthen the ring of fortifications that encircled Washington, D.C. Two of the Guns that prtoected Washington are still there along with the remains of the fort's earthworks.
Fort Foote is part of a complex of 68 forts that were built around the nations capital during the civil war.
Beyond the Capital is the source for information and events in National Capital Parks-East.
Along with Fort Foote, Fort Washington controlled the movement of ships on the Potomac.
Fort Foote Park is part of National Capital Parks East.
Last Updated: 04/26/2015