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National Parks (U.S.)Shenandoah National Park

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Shenandoah, a wilderness oasis in the busy east . . .

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/4/2008

last visited: 12/27/2017

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National Parks (U.S.)Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park

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A national park in Virginia encompasses four major battlefields of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/20/2012

last visited: 7/22/2012

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National Parks (U.S.)Manassas National Battlefield - Manassas, VA

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In the summer of 1861, enthusiastic volunteers in colorful uniforms gathered to fight the first major land battle of the war. Confident that their foes would turn and run, neither side anticipated the smoke, din and death of battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/16/2007

last visited: 12/18/2017

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National Parks (U.S.)Fredericksburg Battlefield - Fredericksburg, VA

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Approximately 20,000 soldiers died in the region during the Civil War near Fredericksburg Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/11/2011

last visited: 5/24/2019

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NENE100.3 km

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National Parks (U.S.)Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - Harpers Ferry, WV

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is located in Harpers Ferry, VA. The park included historical portions, as well as natural trails.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/3/2009

last visited: 12/26/2017

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National Parks (U.S.)Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania NMP - Stonewall Jackson Shrine - Woodford, Va

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Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson died in an outbuilding on the Chandler plantation in the rural community of Guinea Station. Today, the Jackson Shrine is part of Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/8/2013

last visited: 5/15/2019

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National Parks (U.S.)Antietam National Battlefield

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On September 17, 1862, the Armies of the Union and the Confederacy met at Antietam as Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee led his army in their first invasion of the North. By the end of that day, more than 23,000 soldiers lie dead or wounded.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/8/2008

last visited: 7/14/2014

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National Parks (U.S.)Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

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Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Home of the Filene Center Amphitheatre and The Barns at Wolf Trap.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WhatTrail?

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/17/2006

last visited: 6/10/2016

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National Parks (U.S.)Great Falls Park - Mclean, Virginia

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Views of the Great Falls and remnants of the Patowmack Canal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/12/2014

last visited: 5/7/2016

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National Parks (U.S.)George Washington Memorial Parkway - McLean, VA

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One of the only roads that serve as a national park. The above coordinates are for the western terminus of the GW parkway, at I-495 in McLean, Virginia where the photos were taken. The eastern terminus is Mt. Vernon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/22/2018

last visited: 12/22/2018

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National Parks (U.S.)Clara Barton House

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Located within Glen Echo Maryland this house is well worth the visit! And it is free!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/22/2008

last visited: 8/9/2013

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National Parks (U.S.)Monocacy National Battlefield

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Monocacy National Battlefield, located just south of the city of Frederick, Maryland, is the site of the strategic Civil War "Battle That Saved Washington". The Park offers scenic and interpretive hiking trails and a self-guided auto tour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/26/2008

last visited: 7/24/2017

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National Parks (U.S.)Catoctin Mountain Park - Thurmont, MD

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Home to Camp David, the park has a deep historic background from making charcoal to WPA and CCC camps it became to be under the NPS in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/17/2013

last visited: 7/24/2014

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National Parks (U.S.)Appomattox Court House National Historical Park – Appomattox, VA

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After four years of war and over 630,000 casualties Generals Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant met in the parlor of the McLean Home in the village of Appomattox Court House, Virginia and agreed to terms which would make reunification of the Nation possible.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/8/2007

last visited: 6/22/2016

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National Parks (U.S.)Richmond National Battlefield Park, Chickahominy Bluff Unit - Richmond, VA

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Chickahominy Bluffs is the location of Confederate earthworks that defended Richmond during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/16/2009

last visited: 12/16/2012

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National Parks (U.S.)Maggie L Walker National Historic Site - Richmond VA

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The historic site protects the restored and originally furnished home of Walker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/18/2013

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Richmond National Battlefield Park - Richmond, VA

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A National Historic Landmark District, the 22-acre site and remaining structures serve as the main visitor center for the Richmond National Battlefield Park of the National Park Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/13/2013

last visited: 11/3/2018

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National Parks (U.S.)Fort Necessity National Battlefield Park

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Fort Necessity is the site of a 1754 battle between the French and British over claim to the Ohio River valley. Today's national park presents not only this military history but also presents the history of the nearby first National Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/11/2008

last visited: 6/4/2019

Image for Chimborazo Museum and Visitor Center - Richmond National Battlefield Park - Richmond, Virginiaview gallery

SESE158.5 km

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National Parks (U.S.)Chimborazo Museum and Visitor Center - Richmond National Battlefield Park - Richmond, Virginia

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This visitor center/museum was at one time the largest hospital for the Confederacy during the American Civil War. Today, this only remainent of the hospital is part of the Richmond National Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/13/2010

last visited: 5/15/2019

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National Parks (U.S.)Flight 93 National Memorial - Shanksville PA

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On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, the United States came under attack when four commercial airliners were hijacked and used to strike targets on the ground. 2,973 people tragically lost their lives. Because of the actions of the 40 passengers and crew aboard one of the planes, Flight 93, the attack on the U.S. Capitol or White House was thwarted.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/1/2009

last visited: 10/6/2018

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National Parks (U.S.)Richmond National Battlefield Park - Cold Harbor Battlefield - Mechanicsville, Virginia

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Of the units within the Richmond National Battlefield Park, this saw the bloodiest action. Ulyssess S. Grant even regreted extended action here pursuing a seige against Petersburg, Virginia rather than continued fighting.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/19/2010

last visited: 9/16/2013

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National Parks (U.S.)Richmond National Battlefield Park, Gaines' Mill Battlefield - Hanover Co., VA

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The Battle of Gaines' Mill took place during the Seven Days Battles in June 1862. At that time, it was the second largest battle in American history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/16/2009

last visited: never

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