The park bookstore is operated by Eastern National, a non-profit cooperating association which operates stores at over 130 National Park Service sites. It is located at the Visitor Center. The store offers a wide variety of books related to the War of 1812, the American Civil War, and fortifications. In addition maps, postcards, multi-media and theme-related merchandise.
Visit Eastern National's online bookstore: eparks.com
Did You Know?
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.