Fort Washington Park - Fort Washington MD
Fort Washington was built to defend the river access to Washington D.C. in the early 19th century. In the 1930s, both the WPA and the CCC made general improvements to the Fort and surrounding park.
The WPA made "general improvements to building and facilities at Fort Washington…including rehabilitating school, barracks, kitchens, latrines, gymnasium, and officers' club, including facilities, replacing sanitary sewers, altering and enlarging target facilities, improving roads by widening, straightening, resurfacing, and constructing curbs and gutters." (National Archives)
A HABS Survey describes CCC activity at the Fort:
“CCC work occurred during two periods at Fort Washington, first by Camp NP-6-VA (Fort Hunt),...