You may know this park Rat Park or Pigeon Park. Its official name though, is Rabaut Park. This is federal land and is considered a part of Rock Creek Park. It is named for Louis Rabaut, former Democratic Congress member from the great state of Michigan. He is remembered for, among other things, crafting a federal resolution to insert words "Under God" into the Pledge of Allegiance in 1953. A similar bill was passed as law one year later. Rabaut "Rat" Park is bound by 16th St, Harvard St, Columbia Rd and Argonne Pl NW.
|Unification Church framed by trees in Rabaut Park|