• !5-inch Rodman Cannon

    Fort Foote

    Park Maryland

Directions

Fort Foote is located on the Potomac River in Prince Georges County. From the Beltway (I-95), take exit 3, Indian Head Highway south (MD210) and drive for approximately 3.5 miles to Old Fort Road. Turn right for 1 mile to Fort Foote Road S, turn left. Follow the winding road through the residential area to entrance sight on the left for the fort.

Fort Foote Park
8901 Fort Foote Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744

Did You Know?

A 20 inch Rodman sits at Fort Hancock, part  Gateway National Recreation Area.

The guns at Fort Foote are big, but the biggest smoothbore cannons ever cast can be found one is at Fort Hamilton, NY and the other is across the bay at Fort Hancock, NJ. The 1864-20 inch Rodman weighed 116,497lbs and could fire a 1080lbs shot accurately for 4 miles.