After traveling 1,975 miles across seven states as part of the American Solar Challenge, it all ends for college teams from across the world with a checkered flag at Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota on Saturday, August 6.
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, dedicated to the successful ouster of the British from a fort on the banks of the Wabash River in Indiana, marks its 50th anniversary later this month with a day full of activities that could send some youths on to careers as park rangers.
On a warm, early fall day with brilliant sunshine and the Wabash River glistening as it flowed past the large limestone and granite building that locals affectionately call “The Memorial,” I stopped to visit George Rogers Clark National Historical Park.
Disappointing Visitation Trend Spurs Elimination of Entrance Fee at George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
The National Park Service hopes that the metaphorical turnstile at George Rogers Clark National Historical Park will spin faster now that the park’s entrance fee has been abolished, but broad cultural trends auger against a return to the halcyon days.