• Fort Washington

    Fort Washington

    Park Maryland

To Defend A Nation

Built to defend the river approach to  Washington, DC, Fort Washington has stood as silent sentry for over 200 years. As technologies advanced so did Fort Washington, from the brick and stone of the 19th century to the concrete and steel of the 20th century. 

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Did You Know?

Whistle Pigs are a common site at Fort Washington.

Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks are one of the few animals that actually hibernate in Winter. In Spring when trying to attract a mate they will whistle to communicate, leading to another alternative name, the whistle pig.