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National Parks (U.S.)Shenandoah National Park - Virginia

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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: 2/29/2020

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National Parks (U.S.)Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park-Middletown, VA

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The Valley also witnessed some of the most dramatic events of the Civil War,including the Battle of Cedar Creek, a decisive October 19, 1864 Union victory.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/17/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Blue Ridge Parkway-Humpback Rocks Visitor Center

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The Parkway meanders for 469 miles, protecting a diversity of plants and animals, and providing opportunities for enjoying all that makes this region of the country so special.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/20/2019

last visited: never

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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: 3/1/2020

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National Parks (U.S.)Fredericksburg & Spotslvania National Military Park-Salem Church

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Salem Church was an important, yet often overlooked, part of The Battle of Chancellorsville. The church was used as a hospital by both sides, and it served as a civilian refugee center during the Battle of Fredericksburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/20/2019

last visited: never

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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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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: 9/8/2019

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National Parks (U.S.)Prince William Forest Park-Triangle, VA

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Prince William Forest Park is an oasis, a respite of quiet and calm. In 1936, Chopawamsic Recreation Area opened its gates to house children's 'relief' camps during the Great Depression.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/13/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park-Ferry Hill-Sharpsburg, MD

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Preserving America's early transportation history, the C&O Canal began as a dream of passage to Western wealth.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/15/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)C & O Canal Lockhouse 28-Point of Rocks

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Preserving America's early transportation history, the C&O Canal began as a dream of passage to Western wealth. Operating for nearly 100 years the canal was a lifeline for communities along the Potomac River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: 7/6/2013

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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.)C & O Canal National Historic Park, Cumberland, MD

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Find interactive and educational displays about the history of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and the city of Cumberland,

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/19/2019

last visited: 5/11/2013

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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.)C & O Canal National Historic Park-Hancock, MD

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The Yates family resided there during construction of the C&O Canal which passed through Hancock in 1839. In 1875, during the peak of C&O Canal operations, the Bowles family acquired the property and remained occupants for nearly four decades.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/19/2019

last visited: never

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NENE120.4 km

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National Parks (U.S.)Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park - Williamsport, MD

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The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park is located in the District of Columbia and the states of Maryland and West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2019

last visited: never

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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.)Claude Moore Colonial Farm

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The original Turkey Run Farm was designed and built as an educational opportunity to simulate how poor, 18th-century farmers lived and worked. However, it was a representation only, and there is no historical evidence that this area was a Colonial farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/18/2019

last visited: never

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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.)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.)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: 10/13/2019

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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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