Rock Creek ParkBuilt in 1861 and named after Brigadier General Joseph Gilbert Totten, Chief of the Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Totten commanded the northeastern countryside of Washington, DC during the Civil War. Heavily armed with massive cannon that could hurl 100-pound projectiles several miles, Fort Totten halted the eastward advance of Confederate invaders inside Washington, DC during the Battle of Fort Stevens in July, 1864.
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|Placed By||National Part Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 326205 N 4312998|
|Decimal Degrees||38.94871667, -77.00551667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 56.923', W 77° 0.331'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 56' 55.38" N, 77° 0' 19.86" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4861-4999 Fort Totten Dr NE, Washington DC 20011, US|
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