• Fort Washington

    Fort Washington

    Park Maryland

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Events Upcoming for April

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  • 25th Annual Potomac River Clean Up

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

    Volunteers Wanted! More

  • Artillery Demonstration

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

    Park Volunteers fire a Civil War cannon. More

  • Bike the Batteries

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    Ever wonder what those big concrete structures scattered around Fort Washington are? More

  • Baseball in the Civil War

    Sunday, April 13, 2014

    Where did Baseball begin? More

  • Wings in the Spring

    Sunday, April 20, 2014

    How do you ID birds? More

  • Bike the Batteries

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Ever wonder what those big concrete structures scattered around Fort Washington are? More

  • Twilight Tour

    Thursday, April 24, 2014

    A Flashlight guided tour at dusk More

Did You Know?

The guns at Battery Decatur could hurl a shell seven miles.

Battery Decatur is named for Stephen Decatur. In 1804, Decatur led a small crew of sailors on a mission into Tripoli. The crew burned a US ship that had been captured by pirates and escaped without a loss of American life.