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  • Fort Sumter National Monument | National Park Foundation
    a chain reaction of social economic and political events exploded into civil war At the heart of these events was the issue of states rights versus federal authority flowing over the underlying issue of slavery Fueled by decades of disagreement and confrontation South Carolina seceded in protest of Lincoln s election and the social and economic changes sure to follow With Fort Sumter as an unyielding bastion of Federal authority the war became inevitable A powerful symbol to both the South and the North Fort Sumter remains a memorial to all who fought to hold it From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Fort Sumter National Monument Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Charles Pinckney National Historic Site Fort Pulaski National Monument Congaree National Park Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Ronald Flag as offensive From Mauverneen Flag as offensive Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links Fort Sumter National Monument National Park Service Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now

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  • Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site | National Park Foundation
    traded buffalo robes and other furs for trade goods such as beads guns blankets knives cookware and cloth Today the reconstructed Fort Union represents a unique era in American history a brief period when two different civilizations found common ground and mutual benefit through commercial exchange and cultural acceptance From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site Theodore Roosevelt National Park Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument Devils Tower National Monument Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Dennis Flag as offensive From Eric Flag as offensive Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site National Park Service Friends of Fort Union Trading Post Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products National Park News 25 New Projects Getting More Kids Adults 140 000 4th Graders To Visit Public Lands Than President Obama And First Family To Light Natio Read More

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  • Fort Vancouver National Historic Site | National Park Foundation
    Fort Vancouver provided them with essential supplies to begin their new settlements In 1996 the 366 acre Vancouver National Historic Reserve was established to protect adjacent historically significant historical areas It includes Fort Vancouver National Historic Site as well as Vancouver Barracks Officers Row Pearson Field The Water Resources Education Center and portions of the Columbia River waterfront From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Lewis and Clark National Historical Park Mount Rainier National Park John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Olympic National Park Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Victor Flag as offensive From Victor Flag as offensive From Victor Flag as offensive From Victor Flag as offensive From Sandy Flag as offensive From K C Piccard Flag as offensive Shared Videos From K C Piccard Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video View More Videos Related Links Fort Vancouver National Historic Site National Park Service Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products National Park News 25

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  • Fort Washington Park | National Park Foundation
    still in its original form When ocean going warships had wood sides and carried smoothbore cannons no enemy would attempt to ascend the river before destroying the fort But changing technology made the fort useless Our government built concrete emplacements to meet the threat of iron sided ships and rifled guns When they became obsolete the post was turned over to the infantry and finally became a military training facility Over 200 years of army presence has left the park with a diverse group of military structures and a rich history of service to our country and the Nation s Capital From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Fort Washington Park Piscataway Park Frederick Douglass National Historic Site National Capital Parks Thomas Jefferson Memorial Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Michael Flag as offensive Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links Fort Washington Park National Park Service Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products National Park News

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  • Fossil Butte National Monument | National Park Foundation
    the interrelationships of plants insects fishes reptiles and mammals like few other known fossil sites The relevance and challenge of study and preservation of this ancient ecosystem are equal to those of a modern ecosystem The surface topography of Fossil Butte is now covered by a high cold desert Sagebrush is the dominant vegetation at the lower elevations while limber pine and aspen occur on the slopes Pronghorn Mule deer and a variety of birds are commonly seen Moose elk and beaver are sometimes observed From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Fossil Butte National Monument Golden Spike National Historic Site Timpanogos Cave National Monument Dinosaur National Monument John D Rockefeller Jr Memorial Parkway Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors Be the first to add a park photo Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links Fossil Butte National Monument National Park Service Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products National Park News 25 New Projects Getting More Kids

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  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial | National Park Foundation
    Roosevelt spoke directly to the people I pledge you I pledge myself he said in his 1932 acceptance speech to a new deal for the American people Four years later he proclaimed that this generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny Throughout his Presidency 1933 1945 he addressed America by radio in what came to be known as fireside chats More than 50 years after Roosevelt s death his own words call out from the walls of his memorial as if he were somehow present From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial World War II Memorial Constitution Gardens Vietnam Veterans Memorial Korean War Veterans Memorial Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Branden Flag as offensive From Garrett Flag as offensive From Garrett Flag as offensive From Garrett Flag as offensive Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links National Mall and Memorial Parks National Park Service Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial National Park Service Trust for the National Mall Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967

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  • Frederick Douglass National Historic Site | National Park Foundation
    a publisher his North Star and Frederick Douglass Paper brought news of the anti slavery movement to thousands Forced to leave the country to avoid arrest after John Brown s raid on Harpers Ferry he returned to become a staunch advocate of the Union cause He helped recruit African American troops for the Union Army and his personal relationship with Lincoln helped persuade the President to make emancipation a cause of the Civil War In 1872 Douglass moved to Washington DC where he initially served as publisher of the New National Era which was intended to carry forward the work of elevating the position of African Americans in the post Emancipation period In this period Douglass also served briefly as President of the Freedmen s National Bank and subsequently in various national service positions including US Marshal for the District of Columbia and diplomatic positions in Haiti and the Dominican Republic From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Artifact Lincoln s Cane Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Frederick Douglass National Historic Site National Capital Parks Sewall Belmont House National Historic Site Thomas Jefferson Memorial Ford s Theatre National Historic Site Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors Be the first to add a park photo Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links The African American Experience Fund Frederick Douglass National Historic Site National Park Service Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give

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  • Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park | National Park Foundation
    forms A city bombarded bloodied and looted Farms large and small ruined Refugees by the thousands forced to the countryside More than 85 000 men wounded 15 000 killedmost now in graves unknown The fading scars of battle the homeplaces of bygone families and the granite tributes to those who fought still mark these lands These places reveal the trials of a community and nation at wara roiling cataclysm a virtuous tragedy that freed four million Americans and reunited a nation From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park Prince William Forest Park Thomas Stone National Historic Site George Washington Birthplace National Monument Manassas National Battlefield Park Real Stories From Park Fans Be the first to share your story Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors Be the first to add a park photo Shared Videos Be the first to add a park video Share Your Park Video Related Links Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park National Park Service Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products National Park News 25 New Projects Getting More Kids Adults 140 000 4th Graders To Visit Public Lands Than President Obama And First Family To Light Natio Read More NPF Partners See All Partners Explore

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