The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the most famous 19th century African American. His life was a testament to the courage and persistence that serves as an inspiration to those who struggle in the cause of liberty and justice. Visitors to the site learn about his efforts to [...]Show More Summary
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Brown v. Board of Education National Historic site will display a black doll used in a series of famous race studies to mark the 59th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that ended legal segregation in public schools.
All over America, you can find museums honoring Thomas Edison. In West Orange, NJ, for instance, you will find the Thomas Edison National Historic Park, the labs, meticulously maintained by the National Park Service, where Edison helped invent motion pictures. read more
The Kelso Depot Visitor Center in Mojave National Preserve, the park’s popular historic site, is about to be affected by federal spending cuts.
The Thomas Cole National Historic Site, home and studio of the founder of the Hudson River School, celebrated the opening of their 2013 exhibition Albert Bierstadt in New York & New England. For the exhibition and accompanying illustrated...Show More Summary
One of the best Sunday pin positions at Augusta National is the par-3 16th, where the green jackets always cut the hole just off the hill that runs through the middle of the green. It's been the site of 15 hole-in-ones in the history...Show More Summary
AUGUSTA, Ga. – With three quarters of a century’s worth of tournaments held among the azaleas at Augusta National, significant, momentous and historical locations dot every single hole. Now there’s a new one, buried deep in the pines to the right of the 10 th green. Show More Summary
Following an extensive national search, the board of directors of Boscobel House & Garden has selected Steven Miller of Morristown, New Jersey to be the historic site?s new executive director. Miller has forty-two years of accomplished museum experience with distinguished institutions throughout the northeast. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama signed proclamations Monday designating five locations around the country as new national monuments to protect large tracts of land and historical sites, a White House official said. The locations range from a 240,000-acre expanse in New Mexico's hig …
It’s mostly quiet on the Washington front on Monday. President Barack Obama will designate five new national monuments, using executive authority to protect historic or ecologically significant sites. The sites are Rio Grande del Norte...Show More Summary
he commission investigates historic sites, like Painscastle, near Hay-on-Wye Continue reading the main story Related Stories Aerial snow shots aid archaeology National Museum to cut 35 jobs £2.4m to boost heritage tourism There is overwhelming...Show More Summary
Landmark where a sports legend trained: Joe Frazier's gym in Philadelphia was designated as one of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places in 2012. Is there a threatened historic African American treasure in your community? Help...Show More Summary
Last night the Civil War Institute posted a video of National Park Service historian David Larsen discussing issues related to interpretation at historic sites. Larsen was a training manager for interpretation at Mather Training Center, who recently passed away.. I am embarrassed to admit that I had never heard of him before last night. This [...]
The Ohio Historical Society maintains a small variety of natural areas along with its historical and archaeological sites. Several of these are National Natural Landmarks and/or Dedicated State Nature Preserves. See the attached map,...Show More Summary
San Francisco is chock full of grand Victorians and epic feats of engineering, but some other more unexpected places are historic landmarks too. Whether on local, state, or national lists, these sites have their own special something making them landmark-worthy....
A BEAUTIFUL SET An ideal set for anyone who loves our national parks and sites, the 2012 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set honors El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico, Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico, Acadia National Park in Maine, Hawai?i Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii and Denali National Park [...]
GETTYSBURG, PA.- A selection of photographs from renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz?s Pilgrimage project featuring images of significant historic American sites are on display through January 20, 2013 at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Show More Summary
I took this photograph at Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site this past Saturday.It shows a gentleman of the 10th Massachusetts reenacting group portraying Gen. George Washington, greeting guests at theShow More Summary
The city of Freemont, Calif., has been trying to get the factory that assembled the first Macs recognized as a national historic site. Unfortunately, the effort has failed. The reason? It's too young. According to Mercury News, the city...Show More Summary
Yes, it was Emmy night, but the most gorgeous thing in town on Sunday was in downtown, not in Hollywood: the Los Angeles Central Library, a national historic landmark and, on Sunday, the site of the "concrete carpet."