National Capital Parks-East
District of Columbia
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(also see Anacostia ParkCarter G. Woodson Home National Historic SiteCivil War Defenses of WashingtonFort Dupont ParkFort Foote ParkFort Washington ParkFrederick Douglass National Historic SiteGreenbelt ParkHarmony HallKenilworth Park & Aquatic GardensMary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic SiteOxon Cove Park & Oxon HillPiscataway Park)

Beyond the Capital of Washington, D.C., National Capital Parks-East is 13 park sites, parkways and statuary covering more than 8,000 acres of historic, cultural, and recreational parklands from Capitol Hill to the nearby Maryland suburbs.

Anacostia Park
Baltimore-Washington Parkway
Capitol Hill Parks
Carter G. Woodson Home NHS
Civil War Defenses of Washington - Fort Circle Parks
Fort Dupont Park
Fort Foote Park
Fort Washington Park
Frederick Douglass NHS
Greenbelt Park
Harmony Hall
Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens
Langston Golf Course
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS
Oxon Cove Park/Oxon Hill Farm
Piscataway Park
Potomac Heritage Trail
Sewall Belmont House and Museum
Shepherd Parkway

Source: NPS Website (2020)

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A Socioeconomic Atlas for National Capital Parks (Jean E. McKendry, Cynthia A. Brewer and Steven D. Gardner, 2004)

A Study of the History of the Potomac River Valley (Walter S. Sanderlin, 1967)

Administrative History, 1952-2005: National Capital Region (Robinson & Associates, Inc., June 6, 2008)

African American Experience Before Emancipation — Historic Context Narrative, National Park Service-National Capital Area (John Bedell and Andrew Wilkins, June 2022)

Battleground National Cemetery (May 1982)

Bikeway Planning & Design Manual, National Park Service/National Capital Region (undated)

Civilian Conservation Corps Activities in the National Capital Region of the National Park Service: Written Historical and Descriptive Data HABS DC-858 (Paul Dolinsky and John A. Burns, c2004)

Commemorative Works in the District of Columbia: Background and Practice R41658 (Jacob R. Strauss, Congressional Research Service, September 22, 2020)

Cultural Landscape Report: National Park Service Golf Courses in the District of Columbia, East Potomac Park, Langston, and Rock Creek: Treatment Guidelines (Maureen D. Joseph, Michael Commisso, H. Eliot Foulds, Michael W. Stachowicz and Daniel T. Weldon, June 2019)

Design and Maintenance Guidelines: Mission 66 Comfort Stations, National Capital Region, Washington, DC Final (Quinn Evans Architects, September 2019)

Ethnographic Resource Study: Subsistence Fishing on the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers (Shirley J. Fiske and Don Callaway, January 30, 2020)

Fossil Cyad National Monument: A History from Discovery to Deauthorization (Vincent L. Santucci, Cassi Knight and Michael Antonioni, from Dakoterra, v6, Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Fossil Resources, May 2014)

Foundation Document Overview, National Capital Parks — East, District of Columbia/Maryland (March 2019)

Geologic Resource Evaluation Report, National Capital Parks-East NPS Natural Resource Report NPS/NRPC/GRD/NRR-2008/039 (T.L. Thornberry-Ehrlich, June 2008)

Guidelines for Hazardous Tree Policy NCR (undated)

Historic Resource Study: West Potomac Park — A History, National Capital Parks, D.C.-VA.-MD. (Gordon Chappell, June 1973)

Historic Structure Report: Washington Canoe Club, 3700 Water Street NW, Washington, DC, Volume 1 — Site History, Existing Conditions, and Recommendations for Treatment (EHT Traceries, Inc., July 2021)

Judiciary Square, Washington, D.C.: A Park History (Joan H. Stanley, July 1968)

Junior Ranger Activity Booklet, National Capital Parks-East — Anacostia Watershed (Date Unknown)

Junior Ranger Program, National Capital Parks-East — Fort Circle Parks-East (Date Unknown)

Junior Ranger Climate Friendly Booklet, National Capital Parks-East (Date Unknown)

Junior Ranger Program, National Capital Parks-East (Date Unknown)

Junior Ranger Book, National Cherry Blossom Festival (2018)

National Capital Area Archeological Overview and Survey Plan Occasional Report Series of the Regional Archeology Program No. 13, National Capital Region (Barbara J. Little, 1995)

Natural Resource Condition Assessment, National Capital Parks-East, National Capital Region NPS Natural Resource Report NPS/NACE/NRR-2016/1197 (Brianne M. Walsh, Simon Costanzo, William C. Dennison, J. Patrick Campbell, Mark Lehman, Megan Nortrup, Mikailia Milton and Stephen Syphax, April 2016)

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Post-White-nose Syndrome Bat Communities in the National Capital Region, Part 1—Final Report NPS Natural Resource Report NPS/NCRO/NRR-2021/2319 (Sabrina Deeley, Samuel Freeze an Lindsay Rohrbaugh, October 2021)

Thematic Framework for the History of Civil Rights in the National Capital Area (Cheryl Janifer LaRoche and Patsy Fletcher, September 2021)

The Japanese Flowering Cherry Trees of Washington, D.C.: A Living Symbol of Friendship National Arboretum Contribution No. 4 (Roland M. Jefferson and Alan E. Fusonie, December 1977)

"They Have Erected a Neat Little Church": The Rural African American Experience, 1865-1900, in the National Capital Area — A Special History Study (Edith B. Wallace, October 2021)

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Last Updated: 25-Jun-2022