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National Historic Sites of Canada are places that have been designated by the Minister of the Environment of Canada, on the advice of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada (HSMBC), as being of national historic significance.

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Amazing architecture down at the new Fort York visitors centre. @ Fort York National Historic Site
we survived dysentery and dead livestock! @ Whitman Mission National Historic Site
Clara Barton’s home is preserved and available for guided tours. Read more:
On the Ave Auburn ... with the gangstas 💯 y'all @ MLK jr National Historic site
Walk in the footsteps of giants at the MLK historic site!
Truman National Historic Site and Home: Truman’s home for 5 decades and “Summer White House.”
I'm a local artist. This is my newest artwork of the John Muir National Historic Site ~
Fort Laramie National Historic Site to Host “Artistry in the Seed Bead Exhibit”. In honor of Native American...
Do you think the should add a Manhattan Project National Historic Site? .
The was designated a National Historic Site in 1984
Thieves slaughter sheep on historic site
Thieves slaughter sheep on historic site (News)
Tribute Lofts steps to the MLK Jr National Historic Site, the Carter Center and Freedom Parkway!
I love your photos & John Muir quotes. My new artwork is the John Muir National Historic Site ~
My new poster design is the John Muir National Historic Site, a treasure in my community.
Historic Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site is a must see when you visit Hawaii Island. Hit the "Like" button...
Thanks for sharing Steamtown National Historic Site! Check out the Scranton Times from 1915 about the opening of...
Just a friendly reminder about the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train coming to Steamtown National Historic Site on...
Do you know the tourist destination in San Juan?
I'm a local artist and this is my poster of the John Muir National Historic Site ~
I love working on these posters. Here's my 3rd ~ John Muir National Historic Site ~
Letter: Build new Civic campus, but not on Farm: What is the point of a national historic site if not protecti...
HB5517 [NEW] To redesignate the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the State of Georgia, and f...
Battlefield and memorials The site was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1937. The site of the battle is now a residential and commercial area of Niagara Falls, Ontario. Part of the battlefield site was preserved next to the Drummond Hill Cemetery on Lundy's Lane east of Drummond Road. Other memorials added to the site include: Soldier’s Monument — created by the Canadian Parliament and unveiled by Lundy’s Lane Historical Society in 1895 Commemorative Wall — added 2004[40] Laura Secord Monument — Laura Secord is buried at the Drummond Hill Cemetery Lundy's Lane is mentioned in the unofficial Canadian patriotic anthem, "The Maple Leaf Forever" : At Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane our brave fathers, side by side for freedom, homes, and loved ones dear, firmly stood and nobly died .And those dear rights which they maintained, we swear to yield them never. Our watchword evermore shall be, the Maple Leaf forever!
**WANTED** Today, the U.S. Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coin was unveiled in D.C. and Fort Smith! The coins will be available next year and will help fund the new U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith. Here are some photos from the event today in Fort Smith at the National Historic Site. Check out the silver coin, it depicts a frontier marshal holding a "wanted" poster with the inscription Wanted in Ft. Smith!
Rocky Mountain House Canada Celebrations:. Everyone is invited out to the RMH National Historic Site for a full...
In Atlanta? Visit the MLK National Historic Site. I'll be giving presentations at Ebenezer Baptist Church today 1, 2, & 3PM
FORT WALSH NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK (SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA). Fort Walsh is a National Historic Site of Canada that...
ACADIA FIRST NATION Connect with Mi’kmaw culture A cultural experience presented by Acadia First Nation in Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site Connect with 10,000 years of Mi’kmaq culture and tradition with Acadia First Nation, surrounded by the pristine forest and freshwater of Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, part of the UNESCO Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve. Take a two-hour adventure exploring cultural landscapes, natural wonders, and archaeological discoveries, creating a powerful story of people and nature, spiritual growth and well-being. Meet at the birch bark wigwam, bound by spruce roots, by the edge of a lake canoed for thousands of years.
A large brook trout ascending the falls in Kejimkujik National Park & National Historic Site
The old island airport terminal. A National Historic Site up on blocks because no one's decided what to do with it.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For information call: Clifford Laube at (845) 486-7745 or Franceska Macsali Urbin, National Park Service, at (845) 229-6214 THE FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM AND THE National Park Service WILL PRESENT A COMMUNITY HOT DOG PICNIC & SPECIAL PROGRAMS IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1939 BRITISH ROYAL VISIT ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014 HYDE PARK, NY -- On Wednesday, June 11, 2014 the Roosevelt Library and the Home of FDR National Historic Site will host a Hot Dog Picnic and special programs in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the 1939 British Royal Visit to Hyde Park, New York on June 11, 1939. During that historic visit, President and Mrs. Roosevelt famously served hot dogs to King George VI and Queen Elizabeth as part of a picnic celebration at FDR's private retreat, Top Cottage. Programs for families, picnic fare and free tours of Top Cottage (registered visitors to be shuttled from the Wallace Center) will be available throughout the afte ...
Today, I am honored to deliver a letter signed by over 170 Members of Congress to the Brown v. Board of Education’s National Historic Site to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the historic Supreme Court decision. Let us all remember those who fought to end racial segregation in our schools and Rev. Oliver Brown and his family, who were the champions in this cause to move our nation forward. We are forever indebted to them for their willingness to stand up for what is right, and fulfill the promise of the abolitionist founding of our state.
We had to share these latest photos from our fellow National Historic Site, Harry S Truman National Historic...
Amman Citadel is a national historic site at the center of Amman. h…
CATHEDRAL OF ST WILLIAM aka CHURCH OF SAN FERNANDO LA UNION, PHILS. This neoclassical church is one of our National Historic Sites. =)
Historic day at the Ivory Burning Site in Nairobi National Park - News
Pictures of Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah: View above the Big Fill, on the old Central Pacific line
Two years ago we started the tradition of going to Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site for Mother's Day. The...
Sheep Shearing Day starts at noon today at the Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, Elverson.
We visited the big house today. @ Fort Langley National Historic Site
My life: a tale of two bridges ... (Seen from Fort Point), @ Fort Point National Historic Site
My Forestry Family might understand my excitement when learning that Gifford Pinchot's Grey Towers National Historic Site is just 25 minutes away from my camp home. :D!!!
May 10, 1869 The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. Golden Spike National Historic Site shares the stories of the people and settings that define the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad.
At Stone House Point, a national historic site (built in 1792) buried in forest.
Thank you very much for adding me to the group. All things Brook Trout are my sentiments exactly. I am privileged to be part of the Brook Trout Research program at Kejimkujik (Keji) National Park & National Historic Site in Nova Scotia. Attaching a photo of a nice brook trout in one of the measuring tubes designed by biologist, Gary Corbett and myself. Note the trout's head and gills are under water which allows for fast and accurate measurements without causing any undue stress on the fish.
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The Golden Spike National Historic Site held their annual ceremony today in Promontory. To see pictures of the...
The 145th anniversary of the driving of the golden spike, held in Promontory at the Golden Spike National Historic Site, drew hundreds of visitors to their annu
The Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site in St.Louis is the perfect FREE learning stop for families!
The Delaware Lackawanna Railroad / Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society National Train Day display. Open all day today at Steamtown National Historic Site
No time for a post race shower, i'm stinkin up Lincoln (@ Lincoln Home National Historic Site) on
With my Dad and the girls — at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
Taking the hour drive up to Golden Spike National Historic Site with Katie and Finn for the 145th anniversary hoopla festivities today.
At Golden Spike National Historic Site waiting for the engines to arrive (along with three bus loads of Japanese tourists!).
Hooray! It's the weekend. We'd be thrilled if you would include Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in City Of...
'Steamy' Alert! (Steam engines, that is). Kayla & I are headed to see the anniversary festivities at Golden Spike National Historic Site!
Ranger-led tour today at 10:00 am, and tomorrow at 2:00 pm. If you have family visiting from out of town this weekend for Mother's Day, bring them out to beautiful Ninety Six National Historic Site.
Beautiful day for a wedding at Billings Estate National Historic Site and at Au Beaujolais in Gatineau
Greetings to all The staff of William Howard Taft National Historic Site would like too wish all Mothers a Happy Mothers Day. Thank you for all that you do.
On 10 May 1869, the ceremonial "Golden Spike" was driven at Promontory Summit, Utah, completing the TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD across the United States. Built mainly by the Central Pacific's Chinese workers and the Union Pacific's Irishmen, the TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD covered 1,907 miles (3,069 km) between Sacramento, California, and Omaha, Nebraska, where it joined existing rail lines and transformed the settlement of the American West. Today, the GOLDEN SPIKE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, located at Promontory Summit, preserves the site and shares the stories of the people who built the two railroads and helped forge the destiny of the nation.
Road trip - we are off to Hopewell Furnace National Historic Sited and Valley Forge National Park. Be back Monday. We decided to delay our trip into NYC due to weather. Happy Mother's Day to all my friends.
With safety valves lifting, the visitors train powered by Ex Canadian National Canadian Locomotive Company 2-8-0 No. 3254 coasts back down the bank into the rail yard of Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton, PA on 8th October 2010. It is passes between the old passenger station and the Steamtown Shopping Mall Car Park
The birthplace of Canada's national parks @ Cave and Basin National Historic Site
Andrew Miszak, executive director of Friends of James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Mentor, talks about hi... ht…
DYK? It is customary for school groups to chant before entering Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site:
In the midst of a little revamping of the St. Roch page on our website - what do you think?
A sure sign of spring! Crocuses popping up at National Historic Site in Charlottetown http:/…
Tri-State Meeting May 15th presentation: Chatham One hundred years ago the new brick railroad station at Chatham, New Jersey, opened for business, part of the Lackawanna Railroad's extensive line relocation and grade separation projects of that era. The citizens of Chatham are celebrating that anniversary with a series of special events, centering on a June 14th celebration at the Chatham Train Station. Chatham resident and "Chatham Train Centennial" project leader Len Resto, with Helen Ann Rosenfeld, will join us on May 15th with a photos, postcards and historical documents to illustrate the colorful history of Chatham, while long-time Tri-State friend Gerry Geisler will share artifacts and hardware from his extensive Lackawanna collection. This is a rare showing, and the only presentation like this one related to the Chatham Train Centennial. Tri-State is participating in the Chatham Train Centennial by bringing our own artifacts to backdate the station platform to look similar to how it would have app ...
Percussion Rifles of the Civil War May 10, 2014 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. One of the things that made the Civil War so deadly and cost over 600,000 Americans their lives was the reliability and lethality of the rifles soldiers used. At 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Fort Smith National Historic Site will present a program about the realities faced by soldiers in battle during the Civil War and fire percussion muskets, including the infantry’s Enfield and the cavalry’s Sharps rifles. Admission: Free. Fort Smith National Historic Site 301 Parker Avenue Fort Smith, Arkansas
street scenes from yesterday's commute home. @ Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site
Fish Lake Historic Site is located in the heart of the Oregon High Cascades in the Willamette National Forest.
1961. "By spring 1961, chimes once again rang out over Halifax from the Old Town Clock. Officials of the National Historic Sites Division, National Parks Branch, Federal Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources determined the structure was in need of complete rehabilitation." Chronicle Herald Archives
Gas plant contaminants, Turner Valley, Alberta Petition: No. 162 Issue(s): Environmental assessment, human health/environmental health, toxic substances, waste management, and water Petitioner(s): Linda Abrams Date Received: 13 January 2006 Status: Completed Summary: The petitioner is concerned about health and environmental impacts resulting from soil and water contamination by the Turner Valley Gas Plant—a national historic site. The petitioner poses questions about the designation of the site and the enforcement of federal regulations to deal with the contamination. Requests for federal action concerning the site itself, related health impacts in Alberta, and a comprehensive water act for Canada are included as part of the petition. Federal Departments Responsible for Reply: Canadian Heritage, Environment Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Health Canada, Parks Canada Agency Petition January 10, 2006 Mme. Johanne Gelinas Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Resources Office of the Auditor ...
*Update on wireless (Wi-Fi) Internet access in our parks Many things have been said about the possibility of providing Wi-Fi Internet access in our national parks and historic sites. That is why we would like to take this opportunity to set the record straight: Parks Canada is indeed considering the possibility of offering this service in some national parks and national historic sites. This idea, still in development, is in response to visitor demand. Without compromising the experience of visitors wishing to disconnect from their everyday life, these hotspots located, for example, at serviced campground loops or visitor centres, could make it easier to plan a trip, share beautiful images taken at our sites or even do some work for those who wish or need to do so. As of this summer, we are thinking of offering 25 to 50 hotspots in 15 or 20 parks or historic sites. This service will be entirely included in your entry fees. We also want to reassure you: neither the backcountry nor wilderness will be covere ...
Thomas Cole and Frederic E. Church exhibition ongoing at Thomas Cole National Historic Site in NY.
Hello Yukon Young Professionals! The Alaska Highway Commemoration Society is scouting for an office and project coordinator for the group, who is working to have the Alaska Highway designated as a National Historic Site by 2017. If you, or anyone you know may be interested, you can follow up with Sally Robinson (srobinsonfor more information!
Sheep Shearing Day is free and starts at noon May 11 at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, Elverson.
It's National Travel & Tourism Week. What's your favorite historic or cultural site to visit in
Monument or historic site proposed for Honouliuli: The National Park Service is proposing to make the former...
Great to have some of your students visit w/ us today @ Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site!
Congratulations to The Crows Nest officers club on obtaining National Historic Site status:.
WMBM is sending a Mother to Atlanta Georgia with 4 nights of accommodations at the Holiday Inn Select Peachtree Corners. with Admission for 2 to Six Flags Over Georgia Stone Mountain Park & Free admission to Martin Luther King Jr., National Historic Site! You can register my sending your name, address and phone number to wmbmor fax the same to (305) 769-9975 Rev. C.J Kelly will announce the winner Friday May 2nd.
~ IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CHURCH - WINDTHORST KS ~ By Jeana Clark Although Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Windthorst, Kansas no longer serves a congregation, it is preserved as a National Historic Site. Windthorst was an unincorporated community which was founded by German immigrant families who moved west from Cincinnati, Ohio in 1878.
Check out this great Summer Intern opportunity through the National Parks Service and the JFK National Historic Site! It's never too early to plan for the Summer. Interpretation and Visitor Services Intern Position Description: Interns working in interpretation and visitor services will perform a variety of tasks. Working at the site, interns will assist staff in the day-to-day operations of the site. Duties include welcoming visitors, taking tour reservations, answering phones, processing bookstore sales, introducing and showing the park film, and providing information and orientation to visitors. Interns will also conduct formal and informal interpretation. Interns will receive training in interpretation and then create a 30 minute guided tour of John F. Kennedy’s birthplace based on original research. Using excellent public speaking skills, interns will communicate to visitors the significance of the site to groups of 2-9 visitors. Interns with fluency in a foreign language are encouraged to develop ...
South Bronx waterfront site selected as one of 33 nominations for State & National Registers of Historic Places!
Join the Fort Scott National Historic Site for a special event at 2pm this Saturday, January 25th! See event...
Referred to by staff and locals as “Keji,” Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site teems with wildlife.
This is what opportunity looks like. @ Fort Point National Historic Site
Ever wanted to create a museum exhibit? Now you can! Visit to find out how you can help our friends at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in New Hampshire create their next exhibit! Learn all about this national park at Photo credit: National Park Service
Our friends at the John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site in Brookline are hosting a conference for...
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For nearly two centuries, the US Armed Forces and American industry looked to Springfield Armory for innovative engineering and superior firearms. Springfield Armory National Historic Site commemorates the critical role of the nation’s first armory by preserving and interpreting the world's largest…
64: Homemade pies in an historic site: Cypress Grill NC Try one for National Pie Day
Our Friends at John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site are hosting a conference, “To Light the World:...
A rollicking good time from Salem Maritime National Historic Site
One of the best locations in Sydney to spend a day exploring
Met Ranger George Enuton at Pu'ukohola National Historic Site. Ranger George is a wonderful presenter with his...
Friends of the Fort St. James National Historic Site AGM. Thursday January 30th at 7:00pm
is looking for a Heritage Interpreter/Guide!
Check out this special evening event presented by Andersonville National Historic Site.
Due to inclement weather, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site will be delayed in opening until 10 am today. Travel safe!
Catching up w/news from Manzanar Natl; Historic Site: there's a new, acting superintentdent now:
In front of the dream... @ Dr Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site
Due to inclement weather, Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site will open at Noon on Wednesday, January 22. We will post updates if conditions change. We apologize for any inconvenience!
Wild Goose Chase NE has brought their demonstration to Martin Van Buren National Historic Site. Contact them for your event!
Cave & Basin National Historic Site in Banff. Where our NP System started.
Akicita (ah-kee-chee-dah) is the Lakota word for Warrior and is the name we gave the Hoka Hey mascot. Akicita joined the Hoka Hey family in 2010 when it was presented to us by a Veteran that we sponsored through the Sponsor a Veteran program. Rider Barry Goldweber (Bear), was the last rider to cross the finish line in Homer, AK; arriving there on the 8th of July after spending 18 days on the road! Until recently, this extraordinary expression of gratitude was sitting on a shelf in Jim’s man cave. And while being seen and appreciated by us is nice, it was not what a true Hoka Hey warrior is meant to do. So, the time came for Akicita to hit the road… Traveling first to Milwaukee with Jeff Kohn (was just the beginning of his adventure. From there, it has been through 27(?) states by 10 Hoka Hey Challengers. It has deep sea diving on the west coast, has visited numerous National Historic sites and met some top notch people along the way! Traveling by bike, Akicita will continue to venture cross countr ...
On the south end of San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge lies Fort Point National Historic Site, home to one...
Yesterday's pic (got us wondering: Did you ever work at a national park/historic site? What uniform did YOU wear?
Ford's Theatre National Historic Site (Museum, Theatre and Petersen House) will be closed on Tuesday, January 21, 2014.The Center for Education and Leadership will open at 9:30 a.m. If the weather deteriorates, any changes to the Center's status will be posted here.
Spanish Stronghold in the Caribbean: La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico
American Heritage Destinations --- Ninety Six National Historic Site -- South Carolina . Follow the trenches to...
I was glad to be able to bring dad to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site last year, his first...
Holiday post from the archives: Visiting the Martin Luther King National Historic Site
Head to this national historic site to celebrate Day:
For this week's we go to The National Historic Site in Atlanta, part of
Today we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a Christian minister and political activist who proposed non-violent social change anchored in dignity, sensitivity and respect in the struggle for rights for black Americans. His legacy is evident through his numerous contributions to national and international peace, recognizing that our strength lies in our diversity. Dr. King had great faith in the power of everyday people to know in their hearts what is right, and to seek a more peaceful and equitable society through non-violent social change. Dr. King was awarded the Nobel Peace Price in 1964 for his nonviolent stance against racial inequality; posthumously, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977, and the Congressional Gold Medal in 2004. His 17-minute “I Have a Dream” speech was delivered from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on Aug. 28, 1963, where Dr. King called for racial equality and an end to discrimination, and is considered the defining moment of the American Civil R ...
John Muir National Historic Site (NHS) is conducting a public workshop to develop management alternatives for the Muir/Strentzel gravesite in Martinez, California on Saturday, February 22. The workshop will be held from 10 AM to 12 PM in the multipurpose […]
Great time today as the judge of the Tell-tale trial at the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site. We had a big jury (around 25), so I'm not surprised they came back with a no-decision. Hung jury. Although I am told they were leaning Not Guilty on the grounds of insanity. We'll be doing this trial again at other locations this year. So stay tuned. Thank you so much to the NPS for having us at the Poe House and especially Helen Mckenna (the accused) and our two lawyers Meredith Kahn for the defense and Herb Moskovitz as the prosecution. Also, thanks Brian Mengini, our foreman of the jury. Thanks to all the people who came out to wish Edgar a happy birthday today.
Time for storytelling so sit down by the fireside and listen. Through out my years I have always associated with the elders, any elders. One thing that comes to mind is they emphasize on total "Respect" for people, elders, animals, environment etc. When I worked at the Fort St. James National Historic Site the busses would come in early September to bring the school children for a tour at he park. The story I passed on to the children were told by the elders of whom are gone now.I would take a small bench and sit on it and gather the kids and tell them this story about respecting animals. One day some kids were playing and making loud noises when an elder approached to find out what was happening, to his surprise he saw the kids were chasing a rabbit that had been skinned alive. He grabbed the sticks from them and chased them back to the village. There he warned the people that famine would take palce and told them to move away, after telling them what the kids had done. The people did move away and food ...
The Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site, located near Drumheller, AB, offers Great Summer Jobs! We are an award winning team who seeks energetic folks to ...
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It can be tough for the newly engaged to find an affordable venue in Ottawa. Our National Historic Site is a popular location for weddings and receptions (and other special life events!), so give us a shout to book early. Photo credit third image: Studio G.R. Martin Photography
21 students and three staff members have officially arrived safely at Snellville UMC in Atlanta for the MLK Social Justice Trip. Tomorrow, we will be visiting the MLK National Historic site (MLK's birthplace and the church where he first pastured) as well as the Open Door Community! Keep a lookout for photos!
Tuskegee Airmen essay contest guidelines listed,deadline Feb. 11 On Feb. 15, 2014, Tuskegee and the Nation will celebrate “A Day of Commemoration: Dedication of the Tuskegee National Historic Site.” (To read more register online at www.thetuskegeenews.com)
We are here at Wings over Willcox representing Chiricahua National Monument, Coronado National Memorial and Fort Bowie National Historic Site. Please come see us and the other great exhibitors at the Willcox Community Center. There are live birds across the isle from us! (mla)
MILFORD— Applications currently are being accepted for a number of different internships at Grey Towers National Historic Site in Milford.
SA DEC, VIET NAM — For years, the home of the main male character in French writer Marguerite Duras's steamy novel The Lover was closed to the public in Viet Nam. Now it is recognised as a national historic site, and is open to tourists. The
Steamtown USA, the predecessor to Steamtown National Historic Site is today's featured article on www.wikipedia.com.
Greetings! Welcome to the Winter 2013/2014 edition of the Boston African American National Historic Site (BOAF) e-newsletter.  2013 was a historic year for the nation, for Boston, and for BOAF.   The nation celebrated several milestone anniversaries including the 150th anniversary of the Emancipatio...
Did you know that you can support built heritage simply by sending your mail through Toronto’s First Post Office? If you are too far to do business at the counter you can still buy stamps or other services by telephone. This museum, charity and National Historic Site keeps its doors open as an authorized dealership of Canada Post. As Canada Post moves to cut services across Canada it is harder for this lovely outlet to survive. The post office offers the full range of CPC services, but here they help to finance museum programs such as education, research and collections care. In addition, your mail can be made visually arresting with commemorative stamps and one of our pictorial cancellations. For a small additional cost, we can even add a wax seal! Dating back to British colonial times (1833), the post-office building is one of few left standing from the old town of York. Individuals and organizations can rent old-fashioned post-office boxes once used by the likes of William Lyon Mackenzie and Egerton ...
Have you ever wanted to create a museum exhibit? At Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, you and your friends can help build the park’s next museum exhibit using actual museum objects.
Due to budget reductions as a result of the federal sequester, the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site will be closed Sundays beginning March 10, 2013.
Though Andersonville National Historic site in Georgia rose up around a Civil War-era prisoner of war camp, it also holds the National Prisoner of War Museum and is the only site in the National Park System that serves as a memorial to all American prisoners of war. As such, it will welcome the long...
Mathieu Da Costa is one of the most fascinating (and elusive) figures in early Canadian history. We don't know a lot about him. But we do know enough to know that he qualifies as the first Black known to have visited Canada. Da Costa was a free Black African who in the early 1600s was employed as a translator by French and Dutch traders and explorers. It was not unusual for Africans to act as translators for Europeans as it had been going on for 100 years before Champlain's time as Europeans explored their way down the African coast. This explains why Da Costa spoke French, Dutch, and Portuguese. But it is a mystery how Da Costa knew how to be an interpreter with the First Nations of America. He might have used "pidgin" Basque (a mixture of Basque and local), commonly used for trade in the Americas. (The Basques of northern Spain were frequent visitors to the fishery along the Atlantic coast.) This dialect was understood by the Mi'kmaq and Montagnais (who lived along the north shore of the St. Lawrence Ri ...
Visual artists in all media and all styles are encouraged to apply for residencies of two weeks to one month on on the pastoral grounds of Weir Farm National Historic Site.
We're so excited for our friends at the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site! Renovations of the home have began! Did you know that Dr. Woodson and Dr. Bethune were good friends? In fact she often visited his home and was one of the few people that called him by his first name. Can you imagine Dr. Bethune showing up asking to speak with Carter? Too funny! Again, CONGRATULATIONS! This is just what we needed to go into the start of Black History Month next month. I'm sure our beloved Founder of Black History is proud.
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Manzanar National Historic Site, Manzanar Reward Rd, Ca - posted in California: Manzanar was a japanese internment camp during World War II.  It was home to about 10,000 people.  The museum on site has artifacts from the camp and shows videos about Manzanar and other internment camps.
The Fort Smith National Historic Site has also closed today, Wednesday Jan. 8.
Check out this exhibition by Weir Farm National Historic Site Visiting Artist Xiomaro! Since capturing the essence of J. Alden Weir in his "Weir Was Here; Secret Rooms, Doors, and Windows" exhibit, Xio has continued to work with other National Park Service sites on fine art photography projects, like "How I Love Sagamore Hill." Xio worked with Sagamore Hill National Historic Site to document the vacant interior spaces of TR's former home in Oyster Bay, NY during the ongoing restoration. Learn more about Xio and his work with national parks at www.xiomaro.com or go see one of his current exhibitions!
"Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment." ~Carl Sandburg Today is the birthday of Mr. Sandburg (b.1878-d.1967), a three time Pulitzer Prize winner, and, as of 2013, the only American poet ever invited to address a joint session of Congress. Carl Sandburg has regional significance with with his home, a National Historic Site, located just north of Greenville in Flat Rock, NC. The library system has a number of items pertaining to Mr. Sandburg available for check out or browsing.
Just in: James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Mentor and Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial in Put-In-Bay are both closed today, due to severe weather.
January 4, Day 2 of our Hydrate your skin liberally with thirst quenching antioxidant rich products. We have several Indigena products that moisturize even the most sensitive skin and problematic types without breakout or irritation. Product Recommendation to try this winter season: Sea Mineral Mist our signature organic aloe liquid moisturizer Labrador Tea Creme, our star product of 2013, used by celebrities, locals to provide intense moisture and antioxidants to reduce redness and acne as well as provide anti aging properties. IceBerry Mist, iceberg water based antioxidant infusion to deeply moisturize. Available at National Historic Sites stores in the metro area. Botanical Bliss Facial Serum, 40ml, this oil based serum is a great night time product to repair the skin while sleeping. Either of our cleansers work well in winter as they do not have any surfactants only nourishing oils and botanicals. The winter season creates problems of redness, itchiness, flaking, dryness, stinging just to mention a fe ...
LeadAR Class 16 on their tour of the Ft. Smith National Historic Site during Seminar 6 focusing on Agricultural...
Make reservations for the annual candlelight tour through the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Boyhood Farm...
At 530 and 6 tonight problems at the Port au Choix National Historic site access road.
The Thomas Cole National Historic Site selects three Fellows each season to join us and participate in the research and interpretation of the work, home, and studio of Thomas Cole. Designed for exceptional graduating or recently graduated college seniors, Cole Fellows are afforded an opportunity to…
Enjoy holiday festivities remembering Christmas celebrations of the past at Fort Smith National Historic Site.
Baltimore alumna Gregory R. Weidman '72 is the curator of the Hampton National Historic Site, by far one of the most stunning historic house museums on the east coast! Check it out at:
Grey Towers National Historic Site is decorated for the holidays and has some wonderful events: Students from...
112 Years ago the world got a little smaller at Signal Hill National Historic Site, our Sister Park.
Carols and Yuletide tunes are on our playlist this weekend at Hampton National Historic Site, Towson, MD.
Update your maps at Navteq
Happy National Public Lands Day! I'm with some wonderful volunteers at the MLK, Jr. Natl Historic Site. SJ htt…
Thanks to the Leadership Lake County (Ohio) Class of 2014 for visiting James A. Garfield National Historic Site today!
want to do a photo-shoot in ATLANTA at the MLK National Historic site!
1963 Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Park Creation All of us hope they...
Visit Christmas at the Fort on December 14th at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site from 10:00am to 3:00pm.
This past summer our Banff location set up two transparent tents at the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Do you love the look of transparent tents as much as we do?
On this day in 1991, Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site was established. Check out the park w/
Fort York National Historic Site will be featured on the travel show "Travel Thru History" on December 14th at 9 a.m.
The Lincoln Home National Historic Site is in the holiday spirit. Visitors are now welcome to check
Toronto Fire Services Station is a designated National Historic Site located at 20 Balmoral Ave. (right near...
We are currently conducting fieldwork at Mammoth Cave NP, Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, and Abraham...
After several years’ absence, the Las Posadas event returns to the John Muir National Historic Site this Saturday in hopes of bringing the community together for a cultural holiday celebration.
Mr. Herbert May Barranger, Jr., age 83, passed away Tuesday morning, December 3, at his home in Americus. Services are planned for 2:00 PM on Monday, December 9, from the committal pavilion at Andersonville National Historic Site. Dr. Mike Flowers will officiate. Friends are invited to call at the family residence, 120 Shirley Road, at any time, on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. Born August 24, 1930 in Danville, VA, he was a son of the late Herbert M. Barranger and Berta Davis Barranger. Mr. Barranger was a member of First Baptist Church of Americus, and was a veteran of the United States Army, having earned the rank of Sergeant. He later owned and retired from several businesses specializing in security and alarm systems. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Biggs Barranger of Americus; son Herbert M. Barranger, III (Kristen) of Canton, GA; daughters Debbie Martin (Dennis) of Houston, TX and Shari Roush of Pensacola, FL; 5 grandchildren: Shawn Martin, Shannon Wiggins, and Sharlen Martin, all of Houston, Dan ...
$BNS PM's plane carries historic delegation to Mandela funeral, with baggage
Steamtown National Historic Site -- a fascinating National Park Service site in the Chesapeake Bay watershed -- check it out!
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A great wintery night shot of the Fort Smith National Historic Site by Rick Altes!
Another great cartoon from Salem Maritime National Historic Site! This one serves as a reminder for the final...
My painting from my residency at Weir Farm National Historic Site is included in this lovely treasury!
Obama’s birthplace in Mombassa Kenya is now National Historic Site
i do too-- i've been to the Poe Museums in Richmond & Baltimore & the national historic site in Philly -- lol, i am such a nerd...
COUNTDOWN 3 TO 65 @ FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS. We were greeted by name at check-in “Bonjour Mr Fortunato”; a young lady knew us at Fairmont Tremblant. Others remembered us as “You’re Showtime”. It was flattering, and then to receive an early birthday cheesecake, fresh strawberries, chocolate, and mineral water (someone knows what I like). Banff Springs with its Christmas décor has such an international aura with tourists from all over the world, and a group of 200 travel agents from Germany. The most interesting was a private tour with Ryan Wilson. I was shown the Royal Suite where Queen Elizabeth and celebrities stay; the first guest was Arnold Swarzenegger. This room is $5,000/night. I saw fossils in the staircases of dinosaurs from 450 million years ago; 4 Bronze doors weighing a total of 8,000 lbs of the Alhambra ballroom worth 2 million dollars (we held our convention in this ballroom in 2010); the Cascade Ballroom with the only original oak floor from 1928 (our competition in 2010 was in th ...
On Sat, Dec 14th Las Posadas will be celebrated at National Historic Site in Martinez, CA.
As someone who volunteers at a national historic site, I agree with you.
The Custom House and Friendship are open from 12:00-4:00 today thanks to Salem Maritime National Historic Site.
Thanks to RIck for sharing this gorgeous night shot of Friendship at Salem Maritime National Historic Site! p.s.
I liked a video Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
HOMETOWN FAVORITES - Citadel National Historic Site, Halifax Canada’s history come to life at the Citadel National Historic Site in Halifax. Listen to bagpipes and the cracks of rifle fire during their daily battle reenactments. When the sun sets, go on a Ghost Walk to experience the dark and eerie history of this mysterious fortress. Book your stay at
Great to have our friends from the Big Island Visitors Bureau w/ us today @ Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site!
Hey Fort York National Historic Site, check out these soldiers in front of the Steamboat Hotel in our model of...
The Hydrostone (a National Historic Site of Canada) was the nations 1st planned public housing project as a result.
Laptop insurance - because accidents happen!
A recent picture of our National Historic Landmark site, sent last week from ht…
In reply to Todd Battis on Hydrostone: It would appear I'm almost old enough to be a national historic site.
Did you know? The Hydrostone district in Halifax, borne out of the is a national historic site
It's a busy day all over today! If you're in the Toronto area, be sure to drop by Fort York National Historic Site for the Fort York Frost Fair: A Vintage Christmas Market -- they have tons of activities and demonstrations going on (do NOT miss the historic chocolate!) and some great Christmas shopping opportunities too. If you're in the Hamilton area, today is the day of the Locke Street Christmas Open House -- watch from Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus and catch a ride on a horse-drawn wagon! Not in Ontario? If you're in Ohio, why not pop in to Smoke & Fire Company -- they're having their Christmas Open House today, with guest craftsmen onsite, lots for wonderful things in stock, and goodies to tempt your taste buds! And if you're in Missouri, SJ Pottery LLC is having an Open House all weekend -- well worth the visit for fabulous pottery and wonderful people!
The bad news? The closure of Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site until 2014 means no Victorian Christmas exhibition this year. The good news? Gazette photographer Phil Carpenter's video walkthrough from 2011 is almost like being there! From our Holiday Valet series of videos, stories from our archives
Tomorrow marks the beginning of "Victorian Christmas" at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site. The rooms of the home are decked out with turn-of-the-century Christmas decorations--who doesn't want to check out the Yuletide, circa 1901? (SB)
There's lots going on at Country Register advertising shops this weekend. Join in the fun at these special events. Today and tomorrow Christmas Open House at Craft-ee Crafters in Topeka. Today through Sunday - Ft. Scott National Historic Site Candlelight Tour in Ft. Scott. On Saturday, Family Home Treasures will be participating in the Christmas activities as part of Home Christmas. Hillsboro will be having a Down Home Christmas event on Saturday. Caldwell is having a Christmas Bazaar on Saturday. And The Quilting Bee in Salina and Chris' Corner Quilt Shop in Ottawa are both having holiday open houses on Saturday. No excuse to stay home. Finish up that Christmas shopping. More details -- see the individual shop ads in the latest issue of The Country Register, online at www.countryregister.com/kansas
I'll be working at the Holiday Tea at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm National Historic Site and then on my way to a birthday party. Tip a glass of draught for me.
Now through Jan 3rd you can take a tour of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site and see how the family celebrated the Holidays. See the Home decorated with typical 1860 holiday decorations including Greenery, poinsettias and ropes of cranberries.
★(¯´*•.¸ ★* CALI UPDATE! *★¸.•*´¯)★ Cali has landed with her flying angel, Shelley, at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport at approximately 1216 EST. They are currently preparing for landing at Atlanta. From there, they have a small layover, and will be departing Atlanta at 145 PM EST bound for Los Angeles Airport. They will be on Delta Flight 1855, due at LAX around 326 PM PST. Some interesting facts about Atlanta: Peachtree Street is not named for a peach tree of any sort. Many of Atlanta's corridors follow the paths created by the Creek and Cherokee Indian nations who inhabited the area until the early 19th Century. A large Creek settlement was called Standing Pitch Tree after a tall lone tree. Over time, the "pitch tree" became "peach tree. Atlanta is the only city in North America destroyed by a fire as an act of war. Following the city's surrender to General Sherman in 1864, only 400 structures remained standing. Today, the city's symbol is the Phoenix, a legendary ...
Looking for something to do this Stop by Hillary House National Historic Site tomorrow for storytelling from 10:30-noon.
The Ridout Street Complex National Historic Site of Canada, is located in downtown London, Ontario, at the confluence of the north and south branches of the River Thames. The complex is comprised of a row of three distinguished, mid-19th-century residential and commercial buildings, the Anderson Res...
Getting ready for Yulitde at Hampton National Historic Site tours are 10 to 4 Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Yueltide weekdend with activities are next weekend Friday 12/13, Sat 12/14 and Sun 12/15. Check the web site for details.
Two pots on display at the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site Visitor Center that show the handiwork of the Tuscarora and Roanoac.
A set of 4 Chinese lacquered nesting tables that belong to Hampton National Historic Site were treated by Larry Bowers in the Museum Conservation Services Furniture Lab at HFC. The loose, curled lacquer was softened and reattached to the surface of the stabilized wooden tables. (lb)
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This is a series of photographs of steam locomotives including several located at Steamtown National Historic Site. Please take a look at the images and share your comments.
It sounds like students in Salem, Massachusetts have some great opportunities to learn with primary documents with the rangers at Salem Maritime National Historic Site! Do you think if enough people like their post, they'll share this awesome lesson plan?? The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site features a reconstructed 1840s adobe fur trading post on the mountain branch of the Santa Fe Trail where traders, trappers, travelers, and the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes came together in peaceful terms for trade. Today, living historians recreate the sights,…
A PS to Luisa D'Amato's Record article on our National Historic Site adventures. I got off the phone with Luisa around 4 pm YESTERDAY. She wrote the article, emailed it in, the paper was set offshore and then printed. It appeared in today's early morning paper. The immediacy of the process is quite astounding.
Some sad news learned at work today. A former Eisenhower National Historic Site volunteer has passed away. Barbara Heeschen of Gettysburg had been struggling with heart ailments. I believe one of my co-workers said that there will be a memorial service for her next week.
Flag of Canada Provincial flag of Ontario Bellevue House National Historic Site of Canada in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. This is where Sir John A. Macdonald (1815-1891) lived, albeit briefly. One great fact about Sir John Macdonald was that he often...
Fort William Historical Park (formerly known as Old Fort William) is a Canadian historical site located in Thunder Bay, Ontario, that contains a reconstruction of the Fort Williamfur trade post as it existed in 1815. It officially opened on July 3, 1973. It was designated a National Historic Site of...
Tried to access the Tuskegee Airmen's National Historic Site for background on that article. You can guess what happened
Today, I was in Hamilton, Ontario for the Hamilton and Scourge Memorial Event at Dundurn Castle, a National Historic Site. Although the weather did not cooperate [it was raining all day], there were over 100 people who came to see "On The Water: The Hamilton and Scourge Commemoration Ceremony", a film by Peter Rowe, edited by Mark Arcieri. The film, shot aboard the Coast Guard cutter, The Griffon, on September 4th, 2013. Interspersed between segments of the official ceremony were 'glimpses' of scenes from "Shipwrecked on A Great Lake" which is still in post production. One scene in particular was so dramatic.watching Ned Myers [played by actor, Jack Manser] and George Turnblatt [played by actor, Tayo Jacob] fighting the elements while on the Scourge in the huge storm of August 8, 1813. After the film, I went to see a very realistic exhibition called 'Living in the Field', showing tent accommodation for officers [private tent with all kinds of accoutrements] and another tent for up to six common soldiers. ...
Want to thrust into your sweetness in a national historic site until completion. You ready for that? AKA public sex
Read about the 50th anniversary plans at Grey Towers National Historic Site in Milford at
Something BIG is going on (growing on?) in the garden at the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site. Watch for...
"Fur trade at Lachine National historic site
Fur trade at Lachine National historic site
Iron Pour at Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site was just added to the Trails & Sails line-up! Learn more &...
This National Historic Site is the only Paleo-Indian habitation site in the Great lakes area
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park Named a National Historic Site in...: A dedication ceremony will be held on...
From CNN to now here at this wonderful site. @ Dr Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site
Rainy morning, wet tent (outside, not in), pancakes and eggs (@ Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site)
Virtual tour of Frederick Douglass's home, Cedar Hill, Washington, DC., the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
At the top of Fort Mason. The wind was crazy! @ Fort Point National Historic Site
Railfest 2013 at Steamtown national historic site. Exhibit car is pretty cool.
I'm at Brown vs. Board of Education National Historic Site - (Topeka, KS) [pic]:
The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site is a 1/4 reconstruction of the 18th century…
I want to put on a performance here. Anyone game? @ Fort Point National Historic Site
Ok, the GG bridge rocks, guys and gals. @ Fort Point National Historic Site
National Historic Site & Provincial Historic Site for all to see!
"Badasses, Party of 2? Your table is now ready." @ Dr Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site
Happy Birthday to us!! Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site was established by an act of Congress in 1964.
Clara Barton National Historic Site - art exhibition: I am pleased to announce that a series of my 2013 mixed ...
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Yea! A collection center in Ontario. Canadian Diabetes Association-. Banting House National Historic Site of Canada, in London.
Happy Birthday The national historic site was established in 1965
Preview of the Scottish Play starts in a bit. (@ Fort Point National Historic Site)
If you're bored this long weekend, it's the Fort Farm Fest at Fort Langley National Historic Site. Sounds fun!
The only College/Univ that is a National Historic Site ▶ A Closer look at Tuskegee University - YouTube
"Freedom is not a gift which can be enjoyed save by those shown themselves worthy of it." Theodore Roosevelt "Teddy's Fourth of July" Painting by Mort Kuntsler of Oyster Bay Mort Künstler’s Comments What an extraordinary person was Theodore Roosevelt! And how special it is for me to paint him in our hometown of Oyster Bay, New York. Living in Oyster Bay means living in the shadow of the exceptional “T.R.,” whose famous Sagamore Hill home is a National Historic Site. In all of the thousands of paintings I’ve done, only two have featured Theodore Roosevelt – until now. Teddy’s Fourth of July is my third, and the only one set in Oyster Bay. So this has been a rare and remarkable treat for me. For many years, my friend and Oyster Bay neighbor, Roger Bahnik, encouraged me to do a painting of Theodore Roosevelt in Oyster Bay. I just always had too many other projects underway, especially Civil War paintings. Finally, Roger told me, “Roosevelt is our Oyster Bay President; you are Oyster Bay’s ar ...
Grade 6/7 off to Buxton to the National Historic Site. Making connections to "Elijah of Buxton"
The David Ruggles Center is proud to be a facility of the NPS's National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom (along with the Florence, Massachusetts Network to Freedom sites: Basil Dorsey-Thomas H. Jones House (and the Ross Homestead ( How about visiting the Springfield Armory (Western Massachusetts' only National Historic Site) on June 22 and 23? After all, the League of Gileadites and John Brown worked to resist the Fugitive Slave Law in the shadow of the Armory.
OK I have my Sat planned out! Richmond is opening their doors to the Steveston Tram Open House. Free to see museums, art studio's, church's, National Historic Sites & Heritage sites. The site even has a map that's numbered & Amanda-Rose & I will be off to the races. Here's our route. Cultural Hall /art gallery/media lab/museum & Heritage Tour YES!!! Minoru Chapel (with stain glass windows - cool) Holl Hunt Art Studio (maybe) Park Garden (definitely) then drive to NW for & Terra Nova Park (YES!) Art studio's (hopefully) Steve's farm Heritage site Steveston was named after this family & where Heritage Seeds are from (gotta do) & Studio's (maybe) Scotch Pond & National Historic Site near Parking Museum (YES) Steveston Tram (YES) early supper eat out 4 Salmon fish & chips (YES!!!) Down the road Shipyard (I'll save for another day) London Heritage Farm (they have tea and scones) we'll need a sugar boost Danny Chen fine art studio Art Studio Massey Tunnel for HOME! Saturday evening DIE!
The Sinclair Inn Museum, a Provincial Heritage Site and National Historic Site of Canada in Annapolis Royal, is the winner in the institutional category in preserving Nova Scotia’s built heritage for 2012 by Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia.
National Historic Site, West Laurel Hill Cemetery is located on 187 acres in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia. Serving the Main Line and surrounding area since 1869, West Laurel Hill Cemetery offers a beautiful, tranquil resting place for the departed. Everything you need for…
2. Martin Luther King, JR National Historic Site-spread over a half-mile of Auburn Avenue-The major influence in life of M. L King
Geocaching event at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
A geological mystery, world-famous mineral deposit, National Historic Site and it’s all right here in a NJ museum.
Short video explores Weir Farm National Historic Site. Check it out!
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On this day in 1876, Alexander Graham Bell applied for a US patent on the Telephone! Find out more about AGB here:
the Huron cove should be considered a national historic site
My story about a man trying to sell a portion of the National Historic landmark site:
It is official, Spring has come to Fort Smith National Historic Site. Bluebirds, Robins and Daffodils
Check out National Archives History Pin site for historic photos of some DuPage Preserves:
DC teachers! Have you considered taking your students to the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site?
is hosting Geostellar's national launch party in March! So proud! Get the scoop on SXSWEco here
A shout-out to some of our peeps at Weir Farm National Historic Site. Alright, how many of you know where that is...
Why is there not more national coverage? Fed Gov. gave 9M to preserve this designated historic site!
I used to live in Acadian lands, my 4yrs in Nova Scotia. The Grand Pré National Historic Site was 15mins from me.
Road trip Pulaski County, Mo. at Laughlin Park-certified site on NPS National Historic Trail [Trail of Tears]
PLAINS INDIAN EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY Fort Larned National Historic Site and the City of Dodge City are pleased to...
It was President Richard Nixon who signed the legislation authorizing the establishment of the Lincoln Home as a National Historic Site.
Now that's a big fish! (just found a few minutes ago on the beach @ Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site)
so much going on there! Black history month! Martin Luther King national historic site..CNN.. tours
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Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site is seeking a Heritage Interpreter in -
Showing my respect for the King. @ Martin Luther King National Historic Site
Born 1809: 16th President Abraham Lincoln in Hodgenville, KY. Have you ever wanted to visit his birthplace?
Share in the fun of classic family entertainment during the 1930s @ Whitehern N.H.S. on
His birthday is marked by a laying of wreaths at the Memorial in DC and at Lincoln National Historic Site in Hodgenville, KY.
One of the fascinating aspects of being a Park Ranger at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, is that we...
The visit to Martin Luther jr's national historic site was the highlight of my trip. New knowledge is always amazing
In honor of Black History Month, we treasure a national heritage site of the historic ruins of Cottle church.
Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site is hiring a Museum Collections Technician in -
Government of Canada Supports the Preservation of History and Culture at Claybank Brick Plant National Historic Site...
Wonderful. They plan to turn this waste dump into a national park and historic site. all that means for me is more paperwork!
Black History Fact # 11 ( Black Pioneers ) - Nicodemus, KS. Nicodemus, Kansas is the only remaining western community established by African Americans after the Civil War. Having an important role in American History, the town symbolizes the pioneering spirit of these ex-slaves who fled the war-torn South in search of "real” freedom and a chance to restart their lives. This "ghost town ” has since gained recognition as a National Historic Site. In the late 1870’s the black population of the South was extremely restless, as the Reconstruction following the Civil War failed to bring the long awaited freedom, equality and prosperity. Instead, they were racially oppressed, poverty-stricken, debt-ridden and starving. At this time, along came a white man by the name of W.R. Hill, who described a "Promise Land” in Kansas to black families in the backwoods of Kentucky and Tennessee. Hill told of a sparsely settled territory with abundant wild game, wild horses that could be tamed, and an opportunity to ow ...
Boston African American National Historic Site and Boston National Historical Park will open to the public at 12...
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There is a landfill in Fresno, CA that is on the National Register of Historic Places. Everybody loves a famous dump!
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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 *** Women (NCNW) and was Bethune’s last home in Washington, DC. From here, Bethune and the NCNW spe...
Courtesy of historylink.com, the free online encyclopedia of Washington State. Clark County becomes a Tourist Destination: Tourism became an important economic asset for the county after World War I. Paving of the Pacific Highway, US 99, in the 1920s brought automobile travelers. After World War II, in 1948, Congress designated the Fort Vancouver site a National Historic Monument. In 1961, Congress upgraded the designation to National Historic Site expanded boundaries. In the 1970s, federal dollars funded a National Park Service reconstruction of the old Hudson’s Bay Company post. By 2000, reserve visitation, at 376,000, exceeded that for five out of eight federal parks in Washington. These trends of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries left Clark County at the beginning of the twenty-first century with about 1,250 farms employing just over 1,000 workers. This compared to 1,631 firms and 13,561 workers in construction and 443 firms and 26,813 workers in manufacturing. The county’s top three employer ...
Amazing facts from the center of North America, Winnipeg Thought you might find this interesting, as well as discovering where the "slurpee" capital of Canada is, the biggest zoo, the Human Rights Museum, the virology lab, the largest IKEA ...AND SOCIALS...to name a few more as well. Did you know . . . . * The University of Manitoba was the first university in Western Canada. * The Winnipeg Floodway, at the time of construction in 1968, was th second largest earth-moving project in the world, after the Panama Canal. * Winnipeg was the first city in the world to develop the 911 emergency number, and this was thanks to and the respected creation of our own beloved Mayor Steve JUBA. Who we hope to re~name the passage from Main Street across the new bridge to Henderson Highway, as "Steven JUBA Way" the only "Rite~Way" * Winnipeg International Airport, opened in 1928, was the first international airport in Canada. * Winnipeg's Exchange District has been designated as a National Historic Site by the Canadian go ...
Don't stay in the house today! Go on down to San Francisco and check out Civil War Living History Day located at Fort Point! Between 1853 and 1861, Fort Point was constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prevent entrance of a hostile fleet into San Francisco Bay. The fort was occupied throughout the Civil War, but the invention of faster, more powerful rifled cannons made brick forts obsolete. In 1886, the troops were withdrawn, and the last cannons were removed around 1900. During World War II, Fort Point was occupied by 100 soldiers who manned searchlights and rapid-fire cannons as additional protection to the submarine net strung across the entrance to the bay. Since then the fort has become a National Historic Site and a history museum, but that doesn’t mean the action has gone away. Each year, members of local re-enactment groups and Civil War organizations come together to perform historical demonstrations at the fort, as part of Civil War Living History Day. They include infantry and ar ...
AB Government House is a National Historic Site! Learn more check out House history:
The National Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada has designated Hatley Park a National Historic Site, as it is one of the few Edwardian estates in Canada with its key structural elements intact. This is also the home of Hatley Castle.
Established in 1968 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (“The King Center”) has been a global destination, resource center and community institution for over a quarter century. Nearly a million people each year make pilgrimage to the National Historic Site to learn, be inspired and pay their respects to Dr. King’s legacy. Both a traditional memorial and programmatic nonprofit, the King Center was envisioned by its founder to be “no dead monument, but a living memorial filled with all the vitality that was his, a center of human endeavor, committed to the causes for which he lived and died.” That vision was carried out through educational and community programs until Mrs. King’s retirement in the mid-1990’s, and today it’s being revitalized. As we move into the second decade of the 21st century, the King Center is embarking on a major transformation into a more energetically-engaged educational and social change institution. Supported ...
TO ALL CONCERNED People/Relatives! This is over the SALE of WOUNDED KNEE, a SACRED SITE where OUR ANCESTORS lie BURIED! CRST n SRST need to ACT on this right away. (Found this information on Lakota Student Alliance Site) Vivian HE Clinton Yellow Bird NOTE: This I have copied word for word so the misspelling is the way it was written. Wounded Knee Historic Site for sale for $3.9 million and Porcupine Butte for sale for $1 million. MR. CHAIRMAN/PRESIDENT I am mailing this information to you regarding the sale of the National Historic Site of Wounded Knee: If you can help in some way, or help coordinate the purchase of this property on behalf of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. I have tried in many ways thru there Oglala Sioux Parks & Recreation Authority, but we have not gained any headway for them to acquire these two properties. After December 29, 2012 I am going to put these two properties on the open market to sell, but my family and I want to see the Oglala Sioux Tribe to acquire these properties. I am in agr . ...
Name a National Park or a National Historic Site and you could win a Discovery Pack! (Ont.Residents Only)
Toronto's Union Station is the busiest, multimodal passenger transportation hub in Canada, serving more than 250,000 passengers daily. The station is a National Historic Site and a significant part of Toronto's history and culture. Located within the downtown core of Canada's largest city, in close proximity to Lake Ontario's waterfront and at the base of the financial and entertainment districts, Union Station is currently undergoing an extensive revitalization process. This site, chosen as the location to commemorate the Walks and Gardens Trust, is high in profile and will see intense pedestrian traffic. Toronto Facilities Management is interested in submissions from artists working in various mediums including sculptural, two-dimensional graphic, multi-media and light-based works.
The Butchart Gardens is a group of floral display gardens in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, Canada, located near Victoria on Vancouver Island. The gardens receive more than a million visitors each year. The gardens have been designated a National Historic Site of Canada ~ ♔ Muhammad Arooj ♔ ~
We honor the amazing life of a true American icon, US Senator Daniel Inouye. Medal of Honor recipient, Hawaii's first Congressman and nine-term US Senator, Sen. Inouye's early and steadfast support for the BIJAEM was crucial for us becoming a National Historic Site. America has been blessed and enriched by your sterling service, leadership and unshakable moral conscience - you will be missed.
The battlefield on Blair Mountain was listed as a national historic landmark in 2009, but under pressure from coal companies, the West Virginia Historic Preservation Office reversed that decision
Visitors just told us they're seeing LOTS of sharks right now @ Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site!
Today we at the National Trust begin accepting nominations for our 2013 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places -- and we need your help.
This link will connect you with a list of the museum collections for the Johnstown Flood National Memorial and our sister park, Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site. ~NMK.
Check out the historic arch being reconstructed Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site!!
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