cultural preservation

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 […]

Exploring Tennessee’s Extensive Civil War History

Last month, in the first Park Advocate post in our series on national heritage areas, we highlighted the Blackstone River […]

A sunset as seen from the Union position on Little Round Top, with a statue of Gen. Governeur Warren.

Sharing the “Real” Civil War

Interpreting Gettysburg 150 Years Later

Several years ago, Gettysburg National Military Park interpretive ranger and historian D. Scott Hartwig shared the following story. He was […]

Last June, residents of Nondalton, Alaska, marched through the village "in honor of our ancestors and our land."

Video: Wild Salmon at Stake If Mines Are Built Next to Lake Clark National Park and Preserve

“What do we do without fish?” asks June Tracey, a resident of Nondalton, Alaska, in a new video by the […]

NPCA Chief Operating Officer Theresa Pierno

A Q&A with NPCA’s New Acting President on Transition and Opportunity

The journalist Linda Ellerbee once said, “What I like most about change is that it’s a synonym for ‘hope.’” This […]