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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 […]

14 Summer Learning Adventures in National Parks

School may be out for the summer, but there are plenty of ways to explore science, history, and the arts—with […]

The Confederate Powder Works chimney and textile mills on the Augusta Canal.

A Unique City with an Explosive Past

Explore Georgia's historic and picturesque Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

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

A Revolutionary War reenactment in New Jersey.

Garden State Trivia Challenge

Can You Name America's First National Historical Park?

Next Tuesday, New Jersey will celebrate a landmark birthday: The Garden State is turning 350 years old. Sort of. The […]

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If These Parks Could Talk

Remembering the Civil War Overland Campaign of 1864

One hundred and fifty years ago last week, two large armies stirred from their winter camps in central Virginia and […]