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Thursday, November 17th, 2011

  • Hiding a Yellowstone National Park bison under the Christmas tree or in a year-end gift box isn't exactly easy, but it can be done through the Yellowstone Park Foundation.

  • Beginning today you'll be able to hold President James A. Garfield in the palm of your hand. And he'll be worth a buck, too!

    The U.S. Mint today released the $1 coin with President Garfield's likeness on one side and the Statue of Liberty on the flip side. A special event was scheduled to be held at the [url=http://www.nps.gov/jaga]James A.

  • Fiddlin', dancin', and American history will be on display through year's end with special programs at Homestead National Monument of America.

    From November 25 through New Year's Eve you'll be able to take in sparkling decorations from many countries showcasing ethnic traditions at both the Education Center and Heritage Centers at the n

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

  • Ever wonder about life on the American frontier during the Revolutionary War? You can sample it later this month when Fort Stanwix National Monument holds a holiday celebration.

    On Saturday November 26, from 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

  • How "healthy" are the national parks?

    With the National Park Service approaching its centennial in less than five years, that's not an unreasonable question to ask, though it's also one we should be weighing frequently.