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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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National Parks (U.S.)Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad NHS-Cambridge, MD

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Harriet Tubman was a deeply spiritual woman who lived her ideals and dedicated her life to freedom. She is the Underground Railroad’s best known conductor and before the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: 5/18/2019

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National Parks (U.S.)Christiansted NHS-Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

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No place in the Caribbean still demonstrates the architectural, economic, and political influence of Europe like Christiansted National Historic Site located in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: US Virgin Islands

date approved: 12/27/2019

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: never

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National Parks (U.S.)New River Gorge National River-Sandstone

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The New River is like a ribbon tying together all the people, places, and events sharing its course through time.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)San Juan National Historic Site-Castillo San Cristobal

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Walk Into 500 Years of History San Juan National Historic Site preserves stories of great ambition and aspirations. Countries fought for control of this tiny yet strategic island for centuries. Generations of soldiers have lived and worked within the forts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Puerto Rico

date approved: 12/26/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area - Lovell, WY

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The vast, wild landscape of Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area offers visitors unparalleled opportunities to immerse themselves in the natural world, and experience the wonders of this extraordinary place.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/26/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)New River Gorge National River-Thurmond, WV

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New River Gorge National River protects a rich variety of this history: from the subsistence lives of the native peoples and the later pioneers, to the coming of the railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/23/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Fort Monroe National Monument

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Fort Monroe National Monument has a diverse history spanning the American story from American Indian presence,

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 & 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.)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.)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.)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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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.)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.)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.)Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial-Philadelphia, PA

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Visit the house where wounded Polish freedom fighter Thaddeus Kosciuszko lived and hear how this brilliant military engineer designed successful fortifications during the American Revolution.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/15/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site-Philadelphia, PA

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Described as horrifying, mystifying, and brilliant, Poe’s writing has engaged readers all over the globe. The six years Edgar Allan Poe lived in Philadelphia were his happiest and most productive.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/15/2019

last visited: never

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