The State of NoVa: Fort Ward Park


Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 04/29/2011

Alexandria’s Fort Ward Park still neglected

When the government abandoned Fort Ward in Alexandria after the end of the Civil War, freed African American slaves settled there for the next century. Some residents say Alexandria has destroyed the history there, and they want to reclaim it.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:56 PM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria | Tags:  Fort Ward Park, Virginia