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 […]

Did You Know? Only 28% of Civil War Battlefields Have National Park Protections

In 1993, the American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP)—a National Park Service program created to provide funds and assistance for battlefield […]

An aerial view of the Hanford B Reactor in Washington State, 1945.

Preserving the Manhattan Project

Cynthia Kelly and the Atomic Heritage Foundation

NPCA expects Congress to introduce legislation soon that would create a new Manhattan Project National Historical Park. This park would […]

Wearing her signature explorer's outfit, Jill DeStefano has worked many events to educate the public about Tule Springs.

Tule Springs Could Be Our Newest National Monument, Thanks in Part to One Dedicated Volunteer

When Jill DeStefano moved from Florida to Las Vegas in 2006, she pictured leisurely mornings, afternoons of mahjong or bridge, […]


Millions of Artifacts, Historic Photos, and Important Documents Await Discovery

It’s hard to wrap your head around a number as large as 123 million. Yet this represents the number of items […]