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Main fort and ravelin, Fort Washington, Maryland

Robert L. Carper

Main fort and ravelin, Fort Washington, Maryland

National Capital Parks-East, National Capital Region

by Robert L. Carper

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Published by Denver Service Center, Historic Preservation Division, National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fort Washington (Md.),
  • Maryland
    • Subjects:
    • Fortification -- Maryland -- History,
    • Fort Washington (Md.)

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHistoric structure report, administrative and architectural data sections.
      Statementby Robert L. Carper.
      ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service. Denver Service Center. Historic Preservation Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF189.F75 C37 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 358 p. :
      Number of Pages358
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3141369M
      LC Control Number82602077

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Carper, Robert L. Historic Structure Report, Administrative and Architectural Data Sections, Fort Washington Main Fort/Ravelin. Denver, CO: Denver Service Center, The National Park Service, Clinton, Amy Cheney. "Historic Fort Washington." Maryland Historical Magazine, 32, SeptemberKeim's Illustrated Hand-Book.

Fort Warburton. When the first fort system was authorized inGeneral George Washington wrote Secretary of War Henry Knox "The president of the United States, Fort Washington is well acquainted with the River Potomac, conceived that a certain bluff of land on the Maryland side near Mr.

Digges; a point formed by an eastern branch of the Potomac, would be a proper situation for a. Fort Washington, located near the community of Fort Washington, Maryland, was for many decades the only defensive fort protecting Washington D.C.

The original fort, overlooking the Potomac River, was completed inand was begun as Fort Warburton, but renamed in During the War ofthe fort was destroyed by its own garrison during a British on: Prince George's County, Maryland, U.S. Photo, Print, Drawing Fort Washington, Main Gate, Fort Washington Road, Fort Washington Forest, Prince George's County, MD Enlarge View 20 images in sequence.

[ Photos from Survey HABS MDA ]. The Fort Washington, MD White Pages phone book. Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses, and more. Maryland book Fort Washington Demographic Data Populat Mediam Household Income $75k - $k Total Households Average Home Value $, Median Age 35 - Seven thousand troops were to remain east of the Hudson River under the command of Major General Charles Lee to prevent a British invasion of New England; Gen.

William Heath, with 3, men, was to guard the Hudson Highlands to prevent any further British advance north; and Washington, with 2, men, was to go to Fort Lee. On November Fought on Novem on the island of Manhattan, the Battle of Fort Washington was the final devastating chapter in General Washington’s disastrous New York Campaign.

After winning a major victory on Long Island in August, British General William Howe began to move against New York City in mid-September. The Battle of Fort Washington was a pre-organized, pitched battle fought in New York on Novem during the American Revolutionary War between the United States and Great was a British victory that gained the surrender of the remnant of the garrison of Fort Washington near the north end of Manhattan was one of the worst Patriot defeats of.

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We provide answers to over 2 million searches every day. Fort Washington was a fortified position near the north end of Manhattan Island, at the island's highest point, within the modern-day neighborhood of Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York Fort Washington Site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Compiled by Pete Payette - © American Forts Network. Fort Lincoln (Point Lookout State Park)( - ), Point Lookout Built by Confederate POW labor when Washington was threatened by Confederate General Early's raid, and a prison break was feared. It is the only surviving fortification of three that guarded Camp Hoffman (2), the stockaded.

Fort Washington, MD Directions {{::}}. The Ravelin This wedge-shaped outwork protected the fort's sally port from enemy fire, and helped to control access to the star fort.

The U.S. Army built the original ravelin in The structure was modified to its present dimensions in The ravelin and dry moat provided a first line of defense against a land attack, but none ever came. Discover Fort Washington in Fort Washington, Maryland: This little star fort down the Potomac from Washington, D.C.

was once the only defensive fort protecting the capital. 1 Fort Foote Park, Fort Foote Road, Oxon Hill, ☏ +1 Park grounds are open 8AM to sunset year round; the parking lot opens at 9AM, entry before that is for pedestrians only. Fort Foote is a historical fort that defended Washington DC.

The following is a list of United States Army Installations that have been closed down. Fort Washington National Park is a historic fort along the Potomac River just a minute drive from SE D.C.

Originally George Washington's vision, the original fort was destroyed in the War of It was rebuilt in and the main structure still stands after protecting the capitol city in the Civil War, Spanish-American War, and World War I Yelp reviews.

Fort Washington,defended the Potomac River approach to Washington, DC during the Mexican War and the American Civil War Endicott System,concrete and steel replaced the brick and stone fort in defending Washington, DC as part of the Coast Defense of the Potomac during the Spanish-American War and World War I.

Some Information on Fort Washington - Fort Washington was part of the Harbor Defenses of Washington D.C. Originally, Fort Warburton was built here (in ) but it was destroyed in to prevent the British from capturing it. The Brits continued upriver and burned the Capital.

The fort area now consists of the Second System stone fort and Endicott. Events. Battle of Fort Washington, during the American Revolutionary War; Places United States. Fort Washington, a sub-post of Fort Adams, Mississippi, near Washington in the Mississippi Territory; Fort Washington, California, a census-designated place; Fort Washington (Manhattan), former American Revolutionary War-era fort in Manhattan, New York City Fort Washington, Maryland.

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View listing photos, review sales history, and use our detailed real estate filters to find the perfect place. Civil War Defenses of Washington (NPS Historic Resources Study)Washington, DC Civil War Defense System - FORT WIKI ( - ), various locations Of the 68 forts and 93 batteries built around Washington during the Civil War, the following (plus Fort Foote listed above) were the only ones actually located in Maryland.

Most sites have not been preserved.