A History of Rock Creek Park

A History of Rock Creek Park

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Washington, D.C.a€™s Rock Creek Park stands as a wild and wonderful natural gem among a burgeoning metropolis. But while local residents flock to its trails and roads on weekends to hike, jog and bicycle, they are largely unaware of the its diverse history. The parka€™s grounds were the site of the bloody Civil War Battle of Fort Stevens, and presidents like Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson exercised and picnicked in the park the same way many visitors do today. From the cabin of eccentric poet Joaquin Miller to the oldest house in Washington today, the many stories and legends surrounding the park are sure to entertain and inform. Join National Park ranger, author and historian Scott Einberger as he traces the human, natural and urban history of Rock Creek Park, the largest park in the nationa€™s capital.National Park Service, Preserving Fort Jefferson, http://www.nps.gov/drto/upload/ Restoration%20site%20bulletin4.pdf. 98. ... The Baptist Encyclopedia: ADictionaryof Doctrines, vol.2, editedby William Cathcart (Philadelphia: LouisH. Everts, 1881), 1, 223 ... The author agrees withone: removing select trees in specific park locations in ordertogive visitorsoutstanding viewsoftheRockCreekValley. a€œBeautifulanbsp;...

Title:A History of Rock Creek Park
Author:Scott Einberger
Publisher:The History Press - 2014-07-15


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