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Fort Stevens

Fort Stevens is the site of the District’s lone Civil War battlefield. President Lincoln escaped sniper fire here when he came to observe the battle. Legend has it - and a plaque marks the spot - that Lincoln was warned to “Get down, you damn fool.” (Thirteenth St. and Quackenbos St. NW, 202-895-6070,
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