National Parks Service Designates 10 Parks as Historic Landmarks

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis recently announced the designation of 10 new national historic landmarks. The designation recognizes the properties as places that possess exceptional value and quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States. The 10 national historic landmarks announced are: […]

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4 Historic Sites To Visit This Summer

Planning a road trip this summer? From sea to shining sea, the U.S. has preserved sites and other areas of national historic significance. A National Historic Site (e.g., Hopewell Furnace, Pennsylvania) is a protected area of national historic significance and usually contains a single historical feature directly associated with its subject. A related but separate designation, the National Historical Park (e.g., […]

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Charleston: Crown Jewel Of The Deep South

Charleston is the crown jewel of the Deep South. Some of the historic and stunning sights that await you include Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie, Southern mansions and plantations, quaint tree-lined streets bursting with historical significance, must-see museums, beautiful beaches, and some of the best dining in the South. The city’s elegance was created by […]

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I Dream of Galveston: The Strand & Texas Seaport Museum

Today we conclude the series on our favorite Galveston attractions. Strand Historic District Galveston’s Strand was the city’s primary commercial area during the second half of the 19th century, when its star was bright and full of great promise. A thriving, energetic, and prosperous district, the Strand developed alongside the shipping channel and port that […]

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