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Fort DeRussy Loop (Rock Creek Park, DC)

– Civil War Series – Occupying prime position atop a high hill in northern Washington, DC, Fort DeRussy was mostly quiet during the Civil War. But for two days in July 1864—when Confederate General Jubal Early’s Second Corps attacked the … Continue reading

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Pinehurst Branch Trail Loop (Rock Creek Park, DC)

While firmly within the District of Columbia, Rock Creek Park’s “wild northern section” sees relatively sparse use due to its distance from the city center. All the better: not only is bigger and better than the park’s crowded southern reaches, … Continue reading

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