At James A. Garfield National Historic Site, 25 miles east of Cleveland, this year’s Republican National Convention and the popular mobile game Pokemon Go helped drive 13,083 visitors to the site in July. That total is 57 percent higher than the previous monthly record of 8,358 visitors five years ago, in July 2011.
James A. Garfield National Historic Site
For the sixth consecutive year, James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Ohio will host a Civil War encampment on its Mentor grounds to commemorate and interpret the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. The event will take place at the site this coming weekend. The encampment’s hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. both days.
“How Do You Get A Permanent Job With The NPS?” This is a frequently asked question, Neighbors! No doubt about it, the NPS is a feel-good agency that many people would like to join, and they are not easily dissuaded. Unfortunately, the answer to that question is complicated, ambiguous and fluid.
A full calendar of events is on tap in July at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Ohio, where special events range from a naturalization ceremony to a Civil War encampment.
Water is a precious thing in the Great Basin of Utah and Nevada, and the decision by Utah's governor not to endorse a plan to send groundwater from the region to Las Vegas is great news for Great Basin National Park.
Learn About President Garfield's Views On African-Americans During Special Program At James A. Garfield National Historic Site
A special program next week in Ohio will look at how President James A. Garfield viewed African-Americans and his efforts to protect their civil and political rights.
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!
How Did Civil War Political Cartoonists Cast President Lincoln? Find Out At James A. Garfield National Historic Site
Anyone who has picked up a newspaper or magazine these days knows how scathing cartoonists can be to political figures. But how did political cartoonists portray President Lincoln during the Civil War? You can find out at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site next month.
Quick, what stands out from James A. Garfield's presidency? If you struggle to answer that question, you might consider a visit to the James A. Garfield National Historic Site this year during its 30th anniversary.