The Latest News & Views

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

  • Recording artist Bobby Horton will bring Civil War history to life as he performs Songs and Stories of the Civil War on May 8 in an event sponsored by Vicksburg National Military Park and the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.

    The concert, which begins at 7 p.m., will be held at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center Auditorium in Vicksburg, M

  • If you've ever wished for some hands-on experience firing historic cannons and muskets, the staff at Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial may have a deal for you.

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    A new visitor center at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area will open at the King Gillette Ranch on June 9, replacing an older National Park Service facility outside the NRA.

  • Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen, stalwarts in the ranks of rock-and-roll, will perform a benefit concert June 1 for the Joshua Tree National Park Association.

    Mr. Hillman, a member of the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame, and his collaborator, Mr. Pedersen, will headline the 2nd Annual Evening at Indian Cove.

Monday, April 30th, 2012

  • A microscopic algae normally found in colder waters has been found in waters of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and is threatening to suffocate native fauna on streambeds, according to the National Park Service.

    Water Gap Superintendent John J.