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History: The National Park Service

History: The National Park Service

This site describes historical aspects of approximately 200 National Park Service sites. The "Teaching with Historic Places" section provides lesson plans. The "Links to the Past" section contains text, images, and links on topics in several categories including: archeology, architecture and engineering, cultural groups, cultural landscapes, historic buildings and structures, mapping, maritime, and military history, and national historical landmarks. Examples of the kinds of materials available through this site are information about all of the properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places, information on Civil War soldiers and sailors, and Ronald Lee's book on the Antiquities Act of 1906.


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