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Tales from Buzzard Point - Chapter 19: The Cincinnati Banned from Buzzard Point

Note from entry researcher and series editor David Rusk: This is the nineteenth in a series of Tales from Buzzard Point that explores the rich history and traditions of legendary Buzzard Point — a legacy that the current D.C. United ownership may have set aside in selling naming rights for the soccer specific stadium but is forever enshrined in the chants, songs, and hearts of the Black-and-Red faithful.

In researching the history of Fort McNair, Buzzard Point’s next door neighbor, I found the congressional legislation from the Sixth Congress — enacted May 7, 1800 — that established the Washington Arsenal, Fort McNair’s predecessor.