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Willard Park

NMUSN:  Willard Park

In front of the U.S. Navy Museum, Bldg 76., and to the left of the Cold War Gallery, Bldg. 70., sits Willard Park, which over looks the Anacostia River.  The park was named for Admiral Arthur Willard, commandant of the Navy Yard from 1927-30.   Willard Park is home to an array of naval artifacts from different eras.  The majority are naval ordnance captured by the U.S. Navy.  Willard Park also provices visitors and employees with a small picnic area.  

Interesting artifacts in Willard Park include:

Published: Tue Jan 08 11:25:02 EST 2019