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Civil War Fort Sites and Fort Circle Park System


Thursday, February 25, 2021

The nomination includes Batteries Kemble and Ricketts; Forts Bayard, Bunker Hill, Carroll, Chaplin, Davis, DeRussy, Dupont, Greble, Lincoln, Mahan, Reno, Slocum, Stanton, Stevens, and Totten; and connecting park system.

DC listing November 8, 1964, amended June 19, 1973 to specify inclusion of the Fort Circle Park System; NR listing July 15, 1974 (documentation revised September 13, 1978).

A larger, more comprehensive draft nomination for Civil War Defenses of Washington/Fort Circle Parks, completed in 2015, is currently under review by the National Park Service. The  draft document is accessible from this page in four parts - Illustrated Narrative, Photos, Maps Part 1, and Maps Part 2.