Fort Totten Hike

Fee: Free.

Location: LAT/LONG: 38.949130, -77.004920


Meet Ranger Steve at the entrance to the Fort Totten Metro Center. 550 Galloway St NE, Washington, DC 20011

Dates & Times

Date:

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Time:

11:00 AM

Duration:

1 hour and 30 minutes

Type of Event

Guided Tour
 

The 1.5 mile hike and will be conducted over paved sidewalks, dirt paths, and grass. Visitors will be guided back to the metro station at the conclusion of the tour.


Description

Join the Civil War Defenses of Washington (CWDW) for an exploration of Fort Totten, one of the 68 major forts that encircled Washington DC during the Civil War. The fort saw action during the Battle of Fort Stevens in July 1864 and is one of 17 sites preserved and managed by the National Park Service.

Ranger Steve T. Phan will guide visitors in and around the historic earthen fort, including recently discovered remnants thought to be lost during the post-war era.

Meet Ranger Steve at the entrance to the Fort Totten Metro Center.

The 1.5 mile hike and will be conducted over paved sidewalks, dirt paths, and grass. Visitors will be guided back to the metro station at the conclusion of the tour.

Fort Totten Metro Center Address:
550 Galloway St NE, Washington, DC 20011

More information

Reservation or Registration: No


Contact Information

Ranger Steve T. Phan
202-829-4650
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