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MNPS Field Trip: Civil War Fort Site: Shepherd Parkway (90th in Series)

  • 04/11/2010
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Washington, DC

We will return to part of the Civil War Fort Connector in the vicinity of Fort Carroll referred to as Shepherd Parkway. Here we will see the ground carpeted with Toothwort and many unusual trees and ground plants. This area is just south of St. Elizabeth’s Historic Site.

Leaders:  Mary Pat Rowan and Lou Aronica

Directions: From the north take I-295 south past Suitland Parkway to exit #2-Bolling Air Force Base/Malcolm X (formerly Portland Street). Drive up hill going east and park on Malcolm X near Newcomb Street. From the south, take I-295 from the Beltway, proceed past South Capitol Street to Malcolm X, exit on right, and proceed as above.

Bring: Water and lunch.

Note: Easy to moderate walk. A light drizzle is fine but cancelled if pouring rain.

Contact: Mary Pat Rowan, blair-rowan@starpower.net or 202-526-8821.

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