MNPS Field Trip: Civil War Fort Site: Fort DeRussy in Rock Creek Park (97th in the Series)

  • 03/06/2011
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Washington, DC


  • Rock Creek Site

Registration is closed

Sponsoring Organization: MNPS

FYI: This event has been canceled due to pouring rain.

We will return to Fort DeRussy in Rock Creek Park and along the way concentrate on tree ID using the tree bark, buds, and branch structure.  We will also identify the evergreens that dot this mostly deciduous woods. 
Leaders: Mary Pat Rowan and Lou Aronica

Directions: Get onto Military Road in WDC and when you get to the intersection of Military and Oregon in NW Washington, turn north on Oregon Av. at St. John’s College High School and drive north past St. John’s on your left and after a few small streets on your left you will see the sign for Northhampton St..  Turn left and park on the street on the 2600 or 2700 block of Northhampton. We will gather there at 10 am and walk from there into Rock Creek Park and along the trail to the Fort.
Bring: Water and lunch.

Note: Easy to moderate walk. If heavy snow or rain threatens, call Sunday morning before 9 am to check on status of walk.

Registration is not required, but registrants will receive an email notice if the walk is canceled. 

Contact: Mary Pat Rowan, or 202-526-8821.

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