History

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

Published on February 9, 2015
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace
In the fall of 1808, Thomas and Nancy Lincoln settled on the 348 acre Sinking Spring Farm. Two months later on February 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln was born in a one-room log cabin.
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Absecon Lighthouse

Published on February 9, 2015
Absecon Lighthouse
New Jersey's tallest lighthouse awaits you at Pacific and Rhode Island Avenues in Atlantic City (walking distance from Showboat Casino). Take an amazing journey into time and above it all as you ascend the 228 steps of the Absecon Lighthouse, one of the oldest lighthouses in the country. You'll see breathtaking views of the Atlantic City skyline and up top…
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Acton State Historic Site

Published on February 9, 2015
Acton State Historic Site
Located in Acton Cemetery outside of Granbury, Acton State Historic Site memorializes the final resting place of Elizabeth Patton Crockett, second wife of Davy Crockett, who died in 1860. A striking statue of Elizabeth looking off into the distance marks her gravesite, where visitors come to pay their respects and take in the beauty of the natural setting.
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Adams National Historical Park

Published on February 9, 2015
Adams National Historical Park
Adams National Historical Park is located in Quincy, Massachusetts, approximately ten miles south of Boston. The Park comprises 11 historic structures and a cultural landscape totaling almost 14 acres.
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Adirondack Museum

Published on February 9, 2015
Adirondack Museum
Exhibits at the Adirondack Museum explore outdoor recreation, boats and boating, transportation, the fine arts, work and industry, tourism, and community life. Whether you are tapping your toes to fiddle music, taking notes at a lecture, or caught up in the work of a demonstrator, special events and exceptional programs at the museum will surround you with the history of…
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Adirondack Scenic Railroad

Published on February 9, 2015
Adirondack Scenic Railroad
All aboard for the Adirondacks, riding in our climate controlled coaches, or take in the fresh, clean air in our open car, through remote forests, past sparkling rivers, over bridges, tranquil ponds and streams, into the magnificent beauty of the six million acre Adirondack Park. Become a witness of nature's beauty and look out for the many animals and birds…
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Agricultural History Farm Park

Published on February 9, 2015
Agricultural History Farm Park
Situated along Rock Creek in Derwood, Maryland, the Agricultural History Farm Park is a 410-acre complex with a farmhouse, barn, assorted farm buildings and an activity center.
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Agua Fria National Monument

Published on January 21, 2016
Agua Fria National Monument
The Agua Fria contains one of the most significant systems of prehistoric sites in the American Southwest, including Pueblo La Plata, a major settlement of stone masonry pueblos. In addition to the rich record of human history, the monument contains outstanding biological resources. The area is the home to coyotes, bobcats, antelope, mule deer, javelina, a variety of small mammals…
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Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail

Published on February 9, 2015
Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail
Established in 2000 for the preservation, protection and interpretation of traditional Native Hawaiian culture and natural resources, the Ala Kahakai NHT is a 175-mile trail corridor full of cultural and historical significance. It traverses through hundreds of ancient Hawaiian settlement sites and through over 200 ahupua'a, or traditional sea to mountain land divisions. Cultural resources along the trail include several…
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