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National Parks Services are located around the United States showing us history, culture,
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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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National Parks (U.S.)Assateague Island National Seashore

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Assateague's wild horses are well known, even to many people who have never been to the island. The "wild" horses on Assateague are actually feral animals, meaning that they are descendants of domestic animals that have reverted to a wild state.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/15/2019

last visited: 3/7/2021

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National Parks (U.S.)Amistad National Recreation Area-Del Rio, TX

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An oasis in the desert, Amistad National Recreation Area consists of the US portion of the International Amistad Reservoir.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Texas

date approved: 12/13/2019

last visited: never

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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: 7/29/2021

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National Parks (U.S.)Piscataway Park-Oxen Hill, MD

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Piscataway Park is home to bald eagles, beavers, deer, foxes, ospreys, and many other species.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/13/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Thomas Stone National Historic Site-Port Tobacco, MD

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Prior to the Revolutionary War, Thomas Stone led a very comfortable life as a planter and lawyer. After realizing war with Great Britain was inevitable, he risked everything he held dear-- life, fortune, and sacred honor-- to safeguard American rights.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/13/2019

last visited: 9/23/2021

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National Parks (U.S.)Fort Foote Park-Fort Washington, MD

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Fort Foote was constructed in 1863 atop Rozier's Bluff to strengthen the ring of fortifications that encircled Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/13/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Cape Henry Memorial-Virginia Beach, VA

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English colonists first landed here in April 1607, erected a wooden cross and gave thanks for a successful crossing to a new land. In 1781, Americans could watch from these same sand dunes the largest naval battle of the Revolutionary War.

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.)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: 9/3/2017

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National Parks (U.S.)Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area - Oneida, TN

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Encompassing 125,000 acres of the Cumberland Plateau, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area protects the free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/12/2019

last visited: 9/3/2007

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National Parks (U.S.)Booker T Washington National Monument-Hardy, VA

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Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915, Educator. Booker Taliaferro Washington was the foremost black educator of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/10/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Minidoka National Historic Site - Jerome, ID

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The Pearl Harbor attack intensified existing hostility towards Japanese Americans. As wartime hysteria mounted, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 forcing over 120,000 West Coast persons of Japanese ancestry (Nikkei) to leave their homes, jobs, and lives behind, forcing them into one of ten prison camps spread across the nation because of their ethnicity.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Idaho

date approved: 12/8/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Sagamore Hill National Historic Site - Oyster Bay, NY

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Sagamore Hill was the home of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States, from 1885 until his death in 1919.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 12/8/2019

last visited: 7/5/2015

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National Parks (U.S.)Gateway National Recreation Area - Breezy Point, NY

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Gateway National Recreation Area: Many Places, One Park Gateway is a large diverse urban park with 27,000 acres spanning Sandy Hook in N.J. and Jamaica Bay and Staten Island in N.Y.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 12/8/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Fire Island National Seashore - Ocean Beach, NY

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Fire Island-Immerse yourself in an enchanting collage of coastal life and history. Rhythmic waves, high dunes, ancient maritime forests, historic landmarks and glimpses of wildlife, Fire Island has been a special place for diverse plants, animals and people for centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 12/8/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Martin Van Buren National Historic Site - Kinderhook, NY

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Martin Van Buren NHS celebrates its 20th anniversity in 1994."Lindenwald" was the retirement home of our 8th President from 1841 until his death in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 12/6/2019

last visited: 4/4/2020

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National Parks (U.S.)Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument-Wilberforce, OH

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On Monday, March 25th, 2013 as President Barack Obama utilized the powers given to him under the 1906 Antiquities Act and signed the proclamation establishing Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/5/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site - Mount Vernon, NY

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A pillar of colonial life, caught in the middle of a Revolution- Since 1665, Saint Paul's Church played a vital role in the colonial life of Eastchester, 20 miles north of New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 12/5/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Ocmulgee Mounds National Park - Macon GA

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Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park is a prehistoric American Indian site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 12/5/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Roosevelt Campobello International Park - Welshpool, New Brunswick, Canada

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Roosevelt Campobello International Park is administered by a commission composed of members from both the United States and Canada. The park is owned, funded, and staffed by people from both countries.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 12/3/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)River Raisin National Battlefield Park - Monroe, MI

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On the morning of January 22, 1813, nearly 600 British and Canadians and about 800 Indians attacked the sleeping American soldiers along the River Raisin. Although surprised, the Americans quickly returned fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Michigan

date approved: 12/2/2019

last visited: 8/16/2020

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National Parks (U.S.)Aztec Ruins National Monument - Aztec, NM

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Pueblo people describe this site as part of their migration journey. Today you can follow their ancient passageways to a distant time. Explore a 900-year old ancestral Pueblo Great House of over 400 masonry rooms.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Mexico

date approved: 12/2/2019

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site - Williston, ND

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Early explorers reported that America’s western mountains were rich in furs. As a part of a plan to extend trading into the Upper Missouri country, John Jacob Astor’s American Fur Company built Fort Union.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Dakota

date approved: 12/1/2019

last visited: never

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