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National Parks (U.S.)Devils Postpile National Monument - Mammoth Lakes, CA

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Established in 1911 by presidential proclamation, Devils Postpile National Monument protects and preserves the Devils Postpile formation, the 101-foot high Rainbow Falls, and pristine mountain scenery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: California

date approved: 2/18/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)William J. Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site - Hope, AR

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William J. Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site-"I still believe in a place called Hope." - President Clinton

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arkansas

date approved: 2/15/2020

last visited: never

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Big Thicket National Preserve-A Convergence of Ecosystems-Life of all types abounds in the Big Thicket. This national preserve protects the incredible diversity of life found where multiple habitats converge in southeast Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2020

last visited: never

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Fort Union National Monument-Exposed to the wind, within a sweeping valley of short grass prairie, amid the swales of the Santa Fe Trail, lie the territorial-style adobe remnants of the largest 19th century military fort in the region.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Mexico

date approved: 2/15/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Fort Davis - Fort Davis, TX

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Fort Davis National Historic Site-A Frontier Post- Fort Davis is one of the best surviving examples of an Indian Wars' frontier military post in the Southwest.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Texas

date approved: 2/12/2020

last visited: 5/16/2020

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National Parks (U.S.)David Berger National Memorial - Beachwood, OH

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This site honors the memory of David Berger, an American citizen who was one of 11 Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/12/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Voyageurs National Park - International Falls, MN

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Voyageurs National Park-A Park of Water, Islands, and Horizons.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Minnesota

date approved: 2/10/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Harry S Truman National Historic Site - Independence, MO

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President Harry S Truman took America from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Despite his power, he never forgot where he came from.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/7/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Ozark National Scenic Riverways - Van Buren, MO

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Ozark National Scenic Riverways is the first national park area to protect a river system.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/6/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Gulf Islands National Seashore - Gulf Breeze, FL

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The Lure of the Islands in the Gulf of Mexico What is it that entices people to the sea? Poet John Masefield wrote, “I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Florida

date approved: 1/30/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Guilford Courthouse National Military Park - Greensboro, NC

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On March 15, 1781, six years into the American Revolution, General Greene and Lord Cornwallis' troops faced off at a small courthouse community. This 2.5 hour battle would change the course of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/28/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Tupelo National Battlefield - Tupelo, MS

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Tupelo National Battlefield In July, 1864, Union forces, including men from the United States Colored Troops, marched into Tupelo, Mississippi. Disorganized Confederate soldiers fought fiercely but could not overpower the federal troops.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/27/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Fort Marcy-Fort Circle Parks - McLean, VA

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Fort Marcy and nearby Fort Ethan Allen, among other batteries on the northern bank of the Potomac River, were built to protect Leesburg Pike and Chain Bridge. Construction began in 1861. When Fort Marcy was completed, it had a perimeter of 338 feet and mounted 18 guns, a 10-inch mortar and two 24-pounder Coehorn mortars.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/24/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)African American Civil War Memorial - Washington DC

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Over 200,000 African-American soldiers and sailors served in the U.S. Army and Navy during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/23/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument - Washington, DC

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Belmont-Paul Women's Equality-Home to the National Woman's Party for nearly 90 years, this was the epicenter of the struggle for women's rights.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/22/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Gulf Islands National Seashore - Okaloosa Day Use Area

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Easternmost portion of the park, which stretches west to Cat Island MS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ambegador

location: Florida

date approved: 1/21/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Carter G. Woodson Home NHS - Washington, DC

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Before Dr. Carter G. Woodson, there was very little accurate written history about the lives and experiences of Americans of African descent.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/21/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS - Washington DC

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Mary McLeod Bethune achieved her greatest recognition at the Washington, DC townhouse that is now this National Historic Site. The Council House was the first headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and was Bethune’s last home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/17/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Fort Dupont Park - Washington DC

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Fort Dupont was commenced between October and December of 1861 and "completed" in the spring on 1862. It was named for Flag Officer Samuel F. Dupont, who commanded the naval victory at Port Royal, South Carolina, in November 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/17/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Anacostia Park - Washington DC

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Welcome to Anacostia Park, your neighborhood national park in the heart of Washington, DC!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/16/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens - District of Columbia

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Open 362 days a year, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens welcomes visitors with blanketed white snow in winter, fresh green sprouts in spring, to lush green hot summers, and painted foliage during the fall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/16/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Harmony Hall - Silesia, MD

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he 18th century Harmony Hall mansion is located on a 62.5-acre open pasture land estate along the Potomac River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/15/2020

last visited: 1/15/2020

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National Parks (U.S.)Theodore Roosevelt Island - Washington DC

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In the 1930s, landscape architects transformed Mason’s Island from neglected, overgrown farmland into Theodore Roosevelt Island, a memorial to America’s 26th president.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/15/2020

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Rock Creek Park - District of Columbia

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An Oasis in the City-Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in our nation's capital. This 1,754 acre city park was officially authorized in 1890.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/10/2020

last visited: 9/8/2013

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National Parks (U.S.)Frederick Douglas National Historic Site - District of Columbia

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Douglass's legacy is preserved here at Cedar Hill, where he lived his last 17 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/9/2020

last visited: never

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