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Acadia National Park

Bar Harbor, Maine

People have been drawn to the rugged coast of Maine throughout history. Awed by its...
Afton Villa Gardens

St. Francisville, Louisiana

The 140 acres of rolling countryside which house the gardens include a mile and a half...
Alachua Co. Historic Trust

Gainesville, Florida

The Museum complex includes 4 sites: the Matheson Museum, housing the exhibit hall and...
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

Gallitzin, Pennsylvania

Covering 1249 acres, the park serves as the site of what remains of the Allegheny Portage...
American Memorial

Saipan,

American Memorial Park honors the American and Marianas people who gave their lives...
Appalachian Caverns And Campground

Blountville, Tennessee

For many years the cavern lay in silence broken only by the sound of the water, the...
Austin Carriage Museum

Weirsdale, Florida

The Florida Carriage Museum & Resort is home to one of the worlds finest collections...
Aztec Ruins National Monument

Aztec, New Mexico

Aztec Ruins provides visitors an intimate opportunity to explore the ancient Puebloan...
Bandelier

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Bandelier has a long human history and links to the modern Pueblos. Early Spanish...
Bannack State Park

Dillon, Montana

As news of the gold strike spread many prospectors and businessmen rushed to Bannack...
Battle Acre Park

Dundalk, Maryland

The Battle of North Point occurred at this site on September 12, 1814. Battle Acre Park...
Battle Of Richmond Visitor Center

Richmond, Kentucky

In late August 1862, Confederates under Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith defeated a Union army...
Baxter State Park

Millinocket, Maine

Percival P. Baxter was governor of Maine from 1921 to 1924. When he passed away in 1969,...
Berkeley Springs State Park

Berkeley Springs, West Virginia

The warm mineral springs that naturally bubble up in Berkeley Springs State Park have...
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

Nashville, Tennessee

The center section of the park features a 2,000-seat amphitheater, composed of terraced...
Big Bottom Park

Stockport, Ohio

Named for the broad Muskingum floodplain, the three acre Big Bottom park is the site of a...
Biscayne National Park

Homestead, Florida

Although Biscayne National Park was established for its natural history, signs of people...
Black Diamond Mines Preserve

Antioch, California

Guided tours of the Hazel-Atlas mine take visitors through an old mine used to produce...
Bladensburg Waterfront Park

Bladensburg, Maryland

This park sits on the site of the pivotal Battle of Bladensburg during the War of 1812,...
Bledsoe's Fort Historic Park

Castalian Springs, Tennessee

Although the original building is no longer standing, the archaeological remains of...
Blue Ridge National Heritage Area

Asheville, North Carolina

The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area encompasses the mountains of North Carolina and...
Boiling Spring Academy

Brentwood, Tennessee

The Boiling Spring Academy is a restored 1830 one room school house located in Primm...
Boone Station State Historic Site

Lexington, Kentucky

Daniel Boone (1734-1820), known for his role in the exploring and settling of the...
Boston Harbor Islands

Boston, Massachusetts

Many of the Boston Harbor Islands contain buildings and structures related to such uses...
Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site

Sedalia, Missouri

Sitting atop a 120-foot bluff, Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site can't be missed by...
Buffalo And Erie County Naval And Military Park

Buffalo, New York

Besides viewing exhibits and ships, creative use of the park has spanned an incredibly...
Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park

Flagler Beach, Florida

Visitors can tour the sugar mill ruins and learn about the plantation's history at the...
Cabrillo National Monument

San Diego, California

As the park’s namesake, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo led the first European expedition...
Caguana Ceremonial Park

Utuado, Puerto Rico

When the first Spaniards arrived on the island more than 500 years ago, they encountered...
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Park

Collinsville, Illinois

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization designated Cahokia...
Camp Floyd/stagecoach Inn State Park Museum

Fairfield, Utah

Camp Floyd / Stagecoach Inn State Park Museum is Utah's link with the Civil War. The...
Camp Moore

Kentwood, Louisiana

In May 1861, the site for the camp was selected and the troops began to arrive. The new...
Camp Washington Carver

Clifftop, West Virginia

Camp Washington-Carver, a Mountain Cultural Arts Center operated by the state of West...
Cane River Creole National Historical Park

Natchitoches, Louisiana

In 18th century Louisiana, Creole referred to locally born Spaniards, French and enslaved...
Cane River National Heritage Area

Natchitoches, Louisiana

The City of Natchitoches was established in 1714 by Louis Juchereau de St. Denis, making...
Canyon De Chelly

Chinle, Arizona

Canyon de Chelly also sustains a living community of Navajo people, who are connected to...
Cape Cod

Eastham, Massachusetts

Lighthouses, cultural landscapes, and wild cranberry bogs offer a glimpse of Cape Cod...
Cape Henry Memorial

Yorktown, Virginia

According to George Percy, one of the early settlers, "The nine and twentieth day we...
Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad, New Mexico

The park’s cultural resources represent a long and varied continuum of human use...
Casa Grande Ruins

Coolidge, Arizona

Casa Grande Ruins is the first archeological site to be preserved by the federal...
Casa Malpais Archaeological Park

Springerville, Arizona

The Mogollan people occupied Casa Malpais, which means "House of the Badlands,...
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park And Museum

Cass, West Virginia

Nestled in the mountains of West Virginia, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park offers...
Castle Clinton National Monument

New York, New York

First intended to keep out a British invasion in 1812, the Castle has transformed over...
Catoctin Mountain Park

Thurmont, Maryland

President Franklin D. Roosevelt created programs to give people a chance to rebuild their...
Cedar Creek National Historical Park

Middletown, Virginia

At the time of European contact American Indian groups, including Piedmont Siouans,...
Chaco Culture National Historical Site

Nageezi, New Mexico

The Chacoan sites are part of the homeland of Pueblo Indian peoples of New Mexico, the...
Channel Islands National Park

Ventura, California

The Channel Islands have attracted many explorers, scientists and historians during the...
Charlton Park Village And Museum

Hastings, Michigan

School groups choosing the “Live-in” program get hands-on experience in rural...
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal

Washington, District Of Columbia

In the 19th century the C&O Canal provided jobs and opportunities for people...
Chesapeake And Ohio Canal National Historic Park

Hagerstown, Maryland

Originally, the C&O Canal was a lifeline for communities and businesses along the...
Chesapeake Bay Center

Virginia Beach, Virginia

This environmentally focused, interactive visitor information center in First Landing...
Chief Plenty Coups State Park

Pryor, Montana

Situated within the Crow Reservation in south-central Montana, 40 minutes south of...
Chiricahua National Monument

Willcox, Arizona

This forest of rock spires was eroded from layers of ash deposited by the Turkey Creek...
Chucalissa Archaeological Museum

Memphis, Tennessee

Located on the loess bluffs about 10 km south of downtown Memphis ,Tennessee, Chucalissa...
City Of Rocks National Preserve

Almo, Idaho

Distinct historic themes pertinent to the City of Rocks National Reserve include American...
City Park Golf Course

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

City Park Golf Course was Baton Rouge's first public golf course, and the city's only...
Clover Hill Village

Appomattox, Virginia

In this six-acre living history village, visitors can glimpse daily life from 1840 to...
Colossal Cave Mountain Park

Vail, Arizona

Among the mammals, Pack Rats, Deer Mice, Spotted Skunks, Striped Skunks, Ringtails, Foxes...
Colvin Run Mill

Great Falls, Virginia

This late 19th century building once stood across Colvin Run Road from the mill....
Confederate Memorial Park

Marbury, Alabama

Confederate Memorial Park is the site of Alabama's only Old Soldiers Home for Confederate...
Confederate Memorial State Historic Site

Higginsville, Missouri

The Civil War may have ended in 1865, but vivid memories of the "Lost Cause"...
Constitution Convention Museum State Park

Port St. Joe, Florida

A boomtown founded in 1835, St. Joseph competed with Apalachicola as a trading port on...
Constitution Gardens

Washington, District Of Columbia

Constitution Gardens is a living legacy to the founding of the republic as well as an...
Constitution Square State Historic Site

Danville, Kentucky

Although Constitution Square Historic Site is one of the smallest state parks, it looms...
Coplay Cement Company Kilns

Coplay, Pennsylvania

The kilns were soon superseded by rotary kiln technology that required very little labor...
Cordell Hull State Park

Byrdstown, Tennessee

The Cordell Hull Birthplace and Museum is a historic site owned by the State of Tennessee...
Coronado State Monument

Bernalillo, New Mexico

The pueblo of Kuaua was occupied from 1300 AD and abandoned near the end of the 16th...
Cotton Gin Park

Franklin, Tennessee

This one acre historic park is a monument to the assault on the Cotton Gin during the...
Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation

Crazy Horse, South Dakota

It's been nearly 35 years since the construction of the first wing of the Indian Museum...
Crosby Arboretum

Picayune, Mississippi

The Pinecote Pavilion and the many wooden bridges that complement the lake were designed...
Crystal River Archaeological State Park

Crystal River, Florida

A focal point of pre-Columbian Native American ceremony and commerce, the Crystal River...
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Cumberland Gap, Tennessee

At Cumberland Gap, the first great gateway to the west, follow the buffalo, the Native...
Cumberland Islands National Seashore

St. Marys, Georgia

Preserved and protected for future generations, Cumberland Island National Seashore...
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Bushnell, Florida

One of the bloodiest battles of the Second Seminole War was fought in this location. The...
Dallas Heritage Village

Dallas, Texas

The museum is composed of 38 historic structure and boasts a working Civil War era farm,...
David Crockett Birthplace State Park

Limestone, Tennessee

Davy Crockett's Birthplace has been preserved by the State of Tennessee Department of...
David Crockett State Park

Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

David Crockett State Park was dedicated in May of 1959, in honor of one of Tennessee's...
Delaware Water Gap

Bushkill, Pennsylvania

For 40 miles the Middle Delaware River passes between low forested mountains with barely...
Devils Tower

Devils Tower, Wyoming

Devils Tower rises 1267 feet above the Belle Fourche River. Once hidden, erosion has...
Dillard Mill State Historic Site

Davisville, Missouri

Dillard Mill sits along Huzzah Creek and was the second mill built at that site. The...
Door County Maritime Museum Cana Island

Bailey's Harbor, Wisconsin

Visitors to Cana Island walk across the rock causeway from the Door County mainland to...
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens

Port Orange, Florida

Interpretive signs recount the history of this famous 16th century sugar mill and of the...
Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve

Coupeville, Washington

Historical features of the reserve appear to today's visitors much as they did a century...
Ellis Island National Monument

New York, New York

Opened on January 1, 1892, Ellis Island became the nation's premier federal immigration...
Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor

Waterford, New York

The corridor stretches 524 miles across the full expanse of upstate New York. It...
Fairfax Stone State Park

Thomas, West Virginia

The Fairfax Stone is one of the oldest markers in the United States.  It marks marks...
Farmers Branch Historical Park

Farmers Branch, Texas

The Gilbert House, built between 1856-1857, is the oldest rock structure in Dallas County...
First State Heritage Park

Dover, Delaware

Established by Governor Ruth Ann Minner in 2004, The First State Heritage Park represents...
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Florissant, Colorado

The fossils, rocks, hills, and valleys that make up Florissant Fossil Beds National...
Forest Home Farms

San Ramon, California

At Forest Home Farms, San Ramon’s historic park, there will be tours that include...
Fort Barrancas

Pensacola, Florida

The Fort Barrancas Area is on Taylor Road approximately a half mile east from the Museum...
Fort Boonesborough State Park

Richmond, Kentucky

Fort Boonesborough has been reconstructed as a working fort complete with cabins,...
Fort Churchill State Historic Park

Silver Springs, Nevada

Fort Churchill was once an active U.S. Army fort. Built in 1861 to provide protection for...
Fort Dallas And The William Wagner House

Miami, Florida

Located in Miami's Lummus Park, Fort Dallas and the William Wagner House offer unique...
Fort Delaware State Park

Delaware City, Delaware

Established as a Delaware State Park in 1951, Fort Delaware State Park is on an island...
Fort Dupont Park

Washington, District Of Columbia

A "park for all seasons" describes the 376 rolling wooded acres that make up...
Fort Jefferson National Park

Dry Tortugas, Florida

The construction of the fort began in 1846 and was planned and supervised by the U.S....
Fort Lee Historic Park

Fort Lee, New York

In the southern portion of the Historic Park, winding paths lead past a reconstructed...
Fort Mose Historic State Park

St. Augustine, Florida

The power politics of 18th century England and Spain reached across the Atlantic to the...
Fort Ridgley State Park

Fairfax, Minnesota

In the spring of 1853, the steamboat West Newton left Fort Snelling to journey up the...