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A national park is a reserve of land, usually owned by a national government, protected from most human development and pollution. National parks are usually located in places which have been largely undeveloped, and often feature areas with exceptional native animals, plants and, biodiversity, or unusual geological features. [Wikipedia article "National park"]
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Fort Larned National Historic Site preserves Fort Larned which operated from 1859 to 1878. It is approximately 5.5 miles (8.9 km) west of Larned, Kansas, United States.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 5/13/2022

last visited: 5/7/2022

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Fort Scott National Historic Site is a historical area under the control of the United States National Park Service in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States. Named after General Winfield Scott, who achieved renown during the Mexican–American War.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 5/13/2022

last visited: 5/8/2022

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New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park is a U.S. National Historical Park in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, near the French Quarter. It was created in 1994 to celebrate the origins and evolution of jazz.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Louisiana

date approved: 5/13/2022

last visited: 5/9/2022

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Adams National Historical Park, formerly Adams National Historic Site, in Quincy, Massachusetts, preserves the home of United States presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/13/2022

last visited: 5/10/2022

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Abraham Lincoln lived here from 1816 to 1830 and then the family moved to Illinois.

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location: Indiana

date approved: 5/1/2022

last visited: 5/1/2022

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Indiana Dunes National Park is a United States national park located in northwestern Indiana. It was authorized by Congress in 1966 as the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and was redesignated as a National Park on February 15, 2019.

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location: Indiana

date approved: 4/30/2022

last visited: 4/30/2022

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George Rogers Clark NHP-The British flag would not be raised above Fort Sackville Feb. 25, 1779. At 10 a.m., the garrison surrendered to American Colonel George Rogers Clark.

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location: Indiana

date approved: 4/30/2022

last visited: 4/30/2022

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The Nez Perce National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park comprising 38 sites located across the states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington, which include traditional aboriginal lands of the Nez Perce people.

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location: Idaho

date approved: 4/21/2022

last visited: 4/21/2022

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The Pearl Harbor attack intensified existing hostility towards Japanese Americans. As wartime hysteria mounted, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 forcing over 120,000 West Coast persons of Japanese ancestry (Nikkei) to leave their home.

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location: Idaho

date approved: 4/21/2022

last visited: 4/21/2022

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Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument near Hagerman, Idaho, contains the largest concentration of Hagerman horse fossils in North America. The fossil horses for which the monument is famous have been found in only one locale in the northern portion.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Idaho

date approved: 4/20/2022

last visited: 4/20/2022

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Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site is a United States National Historic Site. The site preserves the National Historic Landmark ruins of the last major Ancient Hawaiian temple, and other historic sites.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Hawaii

date approved: 4/17/2022

last visited: 4/17/2022

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Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park is in Hawaii. The park preserves the site where, up until the early 19th century, Hawaiians who broke a kapu (one of the ancient laws) could avoid certain death by fleeing to this place of refuge.

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location: Hawaii

date approved: 4/17/2022

last visited: 4/17/2022

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Haleakala National Park is an American national park located on the island of Maui in the state of Hawaii. Named after Haleakala, a dormant volcano within its boundaries.

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location: Hawaii

date approved: 4/11/2022

last visited: 4/9/2022

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Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park preserves and interprets several messages for our visitors: Civil War: Atlanta Campaign; Civil War Memorial; Civil War and Civil Rights; The People of Kennesaw Mountain.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 4/8/2022

last visited: 4/8/2022

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A Great Leader is Born--A young boy grows up in a time of segregation…A dreamer is moved by destiny into leadership of the modern civil rights movement…This was Martin Luther King, Jr.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 4/8/2022

last visited: 4/8/2022

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Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park is a prehistoric American Indian site. It was previously known as Ocmulgee Mounds National Monument.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 4/8/2022

last visited: 4/8/2022

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The USS Arizona Memorial, at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii, marks the resting place of 1,102 of the 1,177 sailors and Marines killed on USS Arizona during the Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

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location: Hawaii

date approved: 4/8/2022

last visited: 4/8/2022

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It preserves Fort Pulaski; during the American Civil War, the Union Army successfully tested rifled cannon in combat in 1862 there, the success of which rendered brick fortifications obsolete.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 4/3/2022

last visited: 4/4/2022

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Fort Frederica National Monument, on St. Simons Island, Georgia, preserves the archaeological remnants of a fort and town built by James Oglethorpe between 1736 and 1748 to protect the southern boundary of the British colony of Georgia.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 4/3/2022

last visited: 4/3/2022

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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA) preserves a series of sites between Atlanta and Lake Sidney Lanier along the Chattahoochee River in Georgia, U.S. in a 48 mile stretch of river.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 4/2/2022

last visited: 4/3/2022

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Built by the Spanish in St. Augustine to defend Florida and the Atlantic trade route, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument preserves the oldest masonry fortification in the continental United States. The Fort was built in 1695.

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location: Florida

date approved: 4/2/2022

last visited: 4/4/2022

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The Jimmy Carter National Historical Park, located in Plains, Georgia, preserves sites associated with James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. (born 1924), 39th president of the United States.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 4/2/2022

last visited: 4/2/2022

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The Andersonville National Historic Site, located near Andersonville, Georgia, preserves the former Andersonville Prison (also known as Camp Sumter), a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp during the final fourteen months of the American Civil War.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 4/2/2022

last visited: 4/2/2022

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Fort Pickens was designed and constructed to defend Pensacola Bay and the Pensacola Navy Yard and Depot from foreign attacks. Its purpose would reach beyond the physical boundaries of the Gulf frontier.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Florida

date approved: 4/1/2022

last visited: 4/1/2022

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Biscayne National Park is A Watery Wonderland. Within sight of Miami, yet worlds away, Biscayne protects a rare combination of aquamarine waters, emerald islands, and fish-bejeweled coral reefs.

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location: Florida

date approved: 3/29/2022

last visited: 4/5/2022

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