Cole Trudo is a teenager living in Arlington County who came to wonder why the local dog park was named, “Fort Ethan Allen Dog Park.” Upon pursuing the answer to his question, discoveries revealed a deep-rooted history pertaining to a ring of forts that circled Washington D.C. during the Civil War. Witness the unique role that Arlington’s forts played in shaping the county that we know today. Produced through the facilities of Arlington Independent Media.