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A natural low area made this portion of Rock Creek a perfect place to ford the creek on foot, horseback or by carriage. Concrete paving was installed at Milkhouse Ford in the early 1900s to accommodate heavy carriages and automobiles. Unless the c…
Established in 1984, Takoma Station Tavern was born of a vision of Bobby Boyd (1934-2011). Mr. Boyd envisioned an entertainment complex not as an entrepreneurial venture but a venue that incorporated the spirit of family, community and unwavering …
MemorialtoCo. K. 150th O.N.G.I.
Which took part
In the defense ofFort Stevens, D. C.
July 12, 1864
the memory of
who gave their
lives in defence
July 11, 1864
Erected by the
State of New York
in honor of the
25th N.Y. Vol. Cav.
In Memory of Our Comrades Killed and Wounded in Battle on This Field July 11th & 12th 1864
98th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers
First Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Corps
To the gallant sons
Onondaga County, N.Y.
who fought on this field
July 12, 1864
in defence of Washington
and in the presence of
After the rebels were turned back as the Battle of Fort Stevens ended in 1864, scores of Union Soldiers lay cold and silent. Forty-one of them are buried here in this tiny plot dedicated to their sacrifice. President Abraham Lincoln, who observed …
On July 11 and 12, 1864, this intersection was the center of the only Civil War battle fought in the District of Columbia. Here, Union sharpshooters at Fort Stevens, supported by forces across the northernmost of Washington's ring of forts, stoppe…
This busy section once was a "Country Road" to Washingtonians looking for peace and recreation. If you drove by here a century ago, you would have passed woods and large estates, and might even have seen fox hunters. Across Georgia was the private…
[Front]Walter Reed 1851 - 1902Bacteriologist - Research ScientistIn Honor of his great work in the fight for the eradication of yellow Fever.
[Back:][Insignia of the Army Medical Corps]In recognition of the high public service of Major Walter R…