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Thousands of Schoolchildren Create Living Flag at Fort McHenry

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland, is probably best known for its famous flag, which billowed over […]

Trivia Challenge: Parks in the Arctic

Q: Alaska is home to nearly two-thirds of the land in the entire National Park System—some 54 million acres in […]

Jim Thorpe’s main street has become a mecca for trail enthusiasts and history buffs. The American Planning Association named it one of America’s Great Places.

Connecting History and People along the Delaware & Lehigh

The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L) in eastern Pennsylvania unites five counties and commemorates the rivers, canals, and […]

Painstakingly reproduced locomotives meet on a historic track at the 2005 reenactment of the golden spike ceremony.

Trivia Challenge: Can You Name This Historic Site?

Q: In 1869, engineers connected two railway lines in northwestern Utah, completing the world’s first transcontinental railroad. What national park […]

Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad operates through "The Valley That Changed The World." Photo © Heather Mull.

Exploring the Original Oil Country in Northwestern Pennsylvania

This story is part of our series on national heritage areas, the large lived-in landscapes managed through innovative partnerships to […]