Labor Day Has Its Roots in Chicago’s Historic Pullman Neighborhood

With the Labor Day holiday approaching, have you ever wondered why it exists? Long before the backyard family get-togethers and […]

A Legacy Marches On

Remembering the March on Washington 50 Years Later

“We cannot walk alone.” With those words, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. urged a nation to recognize that […]

The Mississippi River Corridor of Tennessee, part of the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area.

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 […]

The Hanford B Reactor outside Richmond, Washington, is one of three sites that would be preserved in a Manhattan Project National Historical Park. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo.

One Step Closer to a Manhattan Project National Historical Park

Advocates have been waiting more than a decade to create a national park that would preserve historic sites and artifacts […]

The USS Arizona, present day.

Standing with the Emotion of History

War is hell, but we keep visiting hell on a regular basis. There has been a regular string of wars […]