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MNPS Field Trip: Civil War Fort Site: Fort Chaplin

  • 05/06/2012
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • East Capitol at 41st, NE Washington, DC

Always a very special trip in May. We see wild flowers which only appear in May. Each year at Fort Chaplin we seem to see more than the year before. We also see a variety of native shrubs which are unusual in a terrace gravel upland forest

Leaders: Mary Pat Rowan and Lou Aronica

Directions:Meet on East Capital Street at 41st Street NE. Traveling east on Benning Road from Minnesota Av. NE go all the way to where Benning curves to the right and intersects with East Capital Street. Take a right on East Capital and head west a few blocks until you get to 41st Street NE on your right. Take a right and park on 41st or on East Capital if you can.

Bring: Water and lunch.

Note: Easy to moderate walk. Trip will be cancelled if there is rain. If you have any questions, call Mary Pat in the morning of the walk before 9 am to check to see if walk will go on. Registration is not necessary so no one will be alerted to a weather cancellation.

Contact: Mary Pat Rowan,, 202 526 8821.

Registration is not required.

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