cultural preservation

Budget Cuts Hit Home—Harry Truman’s Home

Somewhere in the visitor center of the Harry S Truman National Historic Site in Independence, Missouri, I worry that the […]

Today’s Cuts Mean Wide-Ranging Impacts for Parks—and People—around the Country

By now, I’m sure you know just how serious the situation is for our national parks due to the sequester […]

Buffalo soldiers of the 25th Infantry, some wearing buffalo robes, Ft. Keogh, Montana

Three New Opportunities to Share Black History in Our National Parks

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Black history and the African-American narrative comprise an essential chapter in our country’s shared heritage and culture. Nearly 30 of our […]

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The Legacy of Fred Korematsu

In 1942, a 23-year-old welder from Oakland, California, refused to be incarcerated in a government camp because of his ethnicity. […]

An inscription from the Martin Luther King National Memorial on the Washington Mall in Washington, D.C.

Free Entrance to All National Parks on Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

On Monday, January 21, the Department of the Interior will waive entrance fees at all national parks in honor of […]