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Fort Lincoln Cemetery: Defending Washington during Civil War

    Two cannons rest amid earthworks in Fort Lincoln Cemetery just past the city’s eastern border, remnants of the Civil War defense. Ironically, they’re only a couple hundred yards from the Battle of Bladensburg in 1814 where the British … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Christ at Twelve in the Temple (at Ft. Lincoln)

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Lincoln at Fort Lincoln Cemetery

Truly, this is one of the hidden gems of Washington. An Abraham Lincoln sculpture by renowned Lincoln scholar Andrew O’Connor sits in the middle of Fort Lincoln Cemetery about 100 yards from the District line. The 13-foot enduring bronze statue … Continue reading

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