The Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area is a 180-mile long, 75-mile wide swath of land stretching from Gettysburg, […]
The small train station was only about four years old when it was pressed into service during Robert E. Lee’s invasion of the North in July 1863. The western terminus of the Gettysburg Railroad was first used as a field hospital, as so many places were while the battle raged nearby. Later, more than 15,000 wounded soldiers would be transported to care or home from this platform.
In November 2011, President Obama declared Fort Monroe a national monument, honoring this critical military installation and the role it […]
Follow in the Footsteps of an American Hero at Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument in Maryland
A hundred years after her death, the Park Service created a new national monument earlier this year to honor Underground […]
Last month, in the first Park Advocate post in our series on national heritage areas, we highlighted the Blackstone River […]