Historical Site

Ash Lawn-Highland

Published on February 9, 2015
Ash Lawn-Highland
Ash Lawn-Highland offers a variety of educational workshops for all ages. Ranging from Candlemaking to Farm Tours, these workshops give students an insight into the life of President James Monroe in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Ash Lawn-Highland also welcomes all Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts for specially designed Scout workshops. All Workshops include a house tour.
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Belmont Courthouse State Historic Site

Published on February 9, 2015
Belmont Courthouse State Historic Site
Built in 1876, the Belmont Courthouse was the seat of Nye County government until 1905. The building is partially restored and offers a glimpse into Nevada's colorful past. Although no developed facilities are available, camping and picnic facilities are available on nearby public lands or at the Pine Creek Campground in the Monitor Valley, 20 miles to the north. Tours…
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Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument

Published on January 23, 2016
Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument
Public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service in the new Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument are some of the most scenic and biologically diverse landscapes in northern California. They range from rolling, oak-studded hillsides to steep creek canyons and ridgelines with expansive views. Surrounding the farms, ranches and orchards in a region stretching from Napa…
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Boston African American National Historic Site

Published on February 9, 2015
Boston African American National Historic Site
Boston African American National Historic Site is comprised of the largest area of pre-Civil War black owned structures in the U.S. It has roughly two dozen sites on the north face of Beacon Hill. These historic buildings were homes, businesses, schools, and churches of a thriving black community that, in the face of great opposition, fought the forces of slavery…
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Boston National Historical Park

Published on February 9, 2015
Boston National Historical Park
Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of the American Revolution and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Many of the historic sites that make up Boston National Historical Park can be found along the Freedom Trail. In downtown Boston, Old South Meeting House, Old…
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Brown vs. Board of Education National Historic Site

Published on February 9, 2015
Brown vs. Board of Education National Historic Site
The story of Brown v. Board of Education, which ended legal segregation in public schools, is one of hope and courage. When the people agreed to be plaintiffs in the case, they never knew they would change history. The people who make up this story were ordinary people. They were teachers, secretaries, welders, ministers and students who simply wanted to…
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Cabezas de San Juan

Published on December 15, 2015
Cabezas de San Juan
A bioluminescent lagoon, mangroves, coral reefs, dry forests, sandy and rocky beaches set between headlands—visit all these ecosystems in one place, the Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve, in Fajardo. You’ll find one of our most frequented visitor centers here, and it’s only a step away from the best resorts in the area. You can take traditional, night and thematic…
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Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site

Published on July 31, 2015
Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site
The Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site dates from Puerto Rico's late prehistoric and early contact era. The Taino Indians constructed the stone-lined ball courts, called bateyes, between 1200 and 1500 AD, and they used the site throughout the Spanish contact period. The first written description of the game, played with two teams and a rubber ball, appeared after Columbus' first…
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Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

Published on November 25, 2017
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Experience the grandeur of a seaside estate and its marvelously landscaped grounds, notable for a broad, undulating lawn running down to the shore. There are four miles of trails and roads. Moderate hiking. Castle Hill is a link in the Bay Circuit Trail. The Great House is closed all Mondays except holidays. Self-guided tours of the first floor are free…
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