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A History of Rock Creek Park

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A History of Rock Creek Park

A History of Rock Creek Park
by Scott Einberger
English | EPUB | 6.2 MB


Washington, D.C.’s Rock CreekPark 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. Thepark’s grounds were the site of the bloody Civil War Battle of Fort Stevens, andpresidents like Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson exercised and picnickedin the park the same way many visitors do today. From the cabin of eccentricpoet Joaquin Miller to the oldest house in Washington today, the many storiesand legends surrounding the park are sure to entertain and inform. JoinNational Park ranger, author and historian Scott Einberger as he traces thehuman, natural and urban history of Rock Creek Park, the largest park in thenation’s capital.