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National Parks (U.S.)Appalachian National Scenic Trail - Harpers Ferry, WV

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The Appalachian National Scenic Trail stretches from Georgia to Maine. Harpers Ferry is the unofficial halfway point between the two.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/31/2021

last visited: 9/12/2021

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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: 9/2/2018

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National Parks (U.S.)Catoctin Aqueduct - Jefferson, Maryland

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Located at the intersection of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and Catoctin Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/14/2021

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: 10/28/2021

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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 Lock 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: 10/28/2021

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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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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.)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: 3/3/2018

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National Parks (U.S.)Chesapeake & Ohio National Historic Park (Great Falls) - Potomac, MD

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This section of the C & O Canal is for the Great Falls area on the Maryland side. The Virginia side is part of the GW National Parkway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/13/2021

last visited: 3/13/2021

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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: 10/28/2021

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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: 10/6/2018

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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.)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 Regular Member Lat34North

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/16/2007

last visited: 6/2/2020

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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: 10/28/2021

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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: 10/28/2021

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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.)Eisenhower National Historic Site - Gettysburg, PA

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Eisenhower National Historic Site is the home and farm of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/12/2019

last visited: 10/28/2021

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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: 10/28/2021

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National Parks (U.S.)Gettysburg National Military Park - Pennsylvania

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The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory in the summer of 1863 that ended General Robert E. Lee's second and most ambitious invasion of the North.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/4/2008

last visited: 11/7/2021

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National Parks (U.S.)The Soldiers National Cemetery - Gettysburg, PA

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Out of necessity perhaps, and posterity, the Gettysburg National Cemetery was created. Today it is a must see location to fully appreciate and understand American History.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/10/2010

last visited: 5/10/2015

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National Parks (U.S.)The David Wills House - Gettysburg, PA

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The Wills house oened in February and is a new National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/3/2009

last visited: 4/20/2019

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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: 10/28/2021

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National Parks (U.S.)Francis Scott Key Memorial

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This memorial to the author of the US National Anthem stands in Rock Creek Park, a very small park in Georgetown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 5/29/2017

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