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Fort Circle Parks

Fort Circle Parks

draft management plan, environmental assessment.

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Published by National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rock Creek Park (Washington, D.C.),
  • George Washington Memorial Parkway (Va. and Washington, D.C.),
  • Washington (D.C.),
  • United States,
  • Washington Region,
  • Washington Region.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. National Capital Parks--East -- Management.,
    • Fortification -- Washington Region.,
    • Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- Washington Region.,
    • Environmental protection -- Washington Region.,
    • Environmental impact analysis -- Washington Region.,
    • Rock Creek Park (Washington, D.C.) -- Management.,
    • George Washington Memorial Parkway (Va. and Washington, D.C.) -- Management.,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Antiquities.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Antiquities.,
    • Washington Region -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesDraft management plan, environmental assessment, Fort Circle Parks
      ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF203.5.R6 F67 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 118 p., [13] folded leaves of maps :
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3746201M
      LC Control Number2003426360

      Fort DuPont Park/Fort Circle Parks Fort DuPont was constructed in to protect the District of Columbia during the Civil War. In , the federal government retained the fort and adjacent lands to establish a park and create the “Fort Drive” recommended by the McMillan Plan so that all the forts surrounding the city would. The acre Fort Dupont Park is one of the Civil War Defenses of Washington and is part of the Fort Circle Parks managed by the NPS. Development of new recreational facilities and programs on the subject property include proposals to create a baseball academy and another to expand an existing indoor ice skating arena.

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        The plan includes a wealth of information about the Fort Circle Parks generally, but were little specific to Shepherd Parkway. The “Management Actions” section of the plan states that "A new trail will be developed to link most of the fort sites and to connect the green corridor of the Fort Circle Parks .   Fort Circle Parks/ Civil War Defenses of Washington A Call to Action Committee of on the Federal City By Loretta Neumann, Chair, Subcommittee on Parks & Environment, Octo Route for Committee of (C) Tours of Fort Circle Parks.


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Fort Circle Parks Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Fort Circle Parks— East are unique homes for wildlife in urban Washington. The parks provide food and shelter that many animals would not find in other places in the city. 7 Walk or bike around the Fort Circle trails.

When you identify an animal on the bingo card, mark that. Developing a “Fort Circle Parks Trail” on park lands and along city streets is a major project. In September ofthe National Park Service approved a management plan for the Fort Circle Parks. The plan describes, in broad terms, a plan for improving the use, management and development of the Parks.

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Fort Circle Series. DPR has created a series of caches to bring attention to the Fort Circle Parks that it manages. It follows part of Fort Circle Parks book chain of forts which guarded bridges, Capitol Hill, and naval installations from likely enemy approaches through southern Maryland.

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Browse our campground locations by state and reserve your campsite for your next trip today. One of these National Recreation Trails is situated within the National Park System— the Fort Circle National Recreation Trail, miles long, within National Capital Parks.".

The Fort DuPont Activity Center at Minnesota Avenue and Randle Circle, SE, offers exhibits and park. Final management plan [electronic resource]: Fort Circle parks United States Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service [Washington, D.C.] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

One of the first designated National Recreation Trails, the Fort Circle Parks Trail, which is also known as the Fort Circle Parks Hiker-Biker Trail, lies in the highly urban southeastern part of Washington. As envisioned by the Commissioners, the Fort Circle would be a green ring of parks outside the city, owned by the government, and connected by a "Fort Drive" road in order to allow Washington's citizens to easily escape the confines of the capital.

However, the bill allowing for the purchase of the former forts. Washington, D.C.'s Fort Circle Park Hiker-Biker Trail links some of the District's dozens of Civil War era forts (now national parks) that were built to defend the city from attack by the southern Rebels. The trail runs for 7 miles through a heavily forested greenbelt between Fort Mahan in 4/5(1).

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C Testimony Before the NPS Regarding the Fort Circle Parks Draft Management Plan AugLoretta Neumann Testimony of Loretta Neumann on behalf of the Committee of before the National Park Service regarding the Service’s proposed management plan for the Fort Circle Parks. C Comments On Fort Lincoln Land Transfer.

Fort Circle Park, Washington D.C. 10 likes were here. ParkLocation: Galloway St NE, Washington D.C., Washington D.C. Fort DuPont Park/Fort Circle Parks/John Phillip Sousa Middle School Fort DuPont was constructed in to provide protection to the District of Columbia during the Civil War.

Inthe federal government retained Fort DuPont and some of the surrounding land to establish a park and to create the “Fort Drive” that was recommended by. Inwith support and funding from the Connect Trails to Parks program and the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, the NPS worked with Arlington County, the City of Alexandria, Fairfax County and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association to identify and map self-guided hiking and bicycling routes connecting fort sites in DC, MD and connecting routes are the modern.

The Fort Circle Parks are appreciated, both locally and nationally, as historic, cultural, natural, and recreational treasures, providing opportunities for residents and visitors to explore, interpret, and visualize their history.

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Birds of the Fort Circle Parks Checklist The Fort Circle Parks of National Capital Parks-East include the sites of forts, located to the east of the Anacostia River (Forts Mahan, Chaplin, Dupont, Davis, Stanton, Carroll, Greble, and Foote), that formed part of the Civil War Defenses of Washington, D.C.

Now predominantly forested, these parks, and the forested corridors that connect them.Washington, D.C.'s Fort Circle Park Hiker-Biker Trail links some of the District's dozens of Civil War era forts (now national parks) that were built to defend the city from attack by the southern Rebels.

The trail runs for 7 miles through a heavily forested greenbelt between Fort Mahan in the north and Fort .in planning,building,and maintaining parks and open space through broader community development strategies. Almost 90 percent of the city’s parkland––more than 6, acres including Rock Creek Park,the National Mall, Anacostia Park,and the Fort Circle Parks––is part of the National Park System.

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