Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on Thursday announced a new study showing that spring is beginning earlier than its historical average in 75 percent of the national parks examined — providing further evidence that climate change is already impacting public lands. The announcement came during a visit to Shenandoah National Park, one of the sites identified in the study as experiencing the impacts of an early onset of spring.
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough can add honorary park ranger to his list of accolades, joining the likes of filmmaker Ken Burns and former President Jimmy Carter, thanks to the National Park Service.
On Saturday, September 3, from 8 p.m.-10 p.m., Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site will host its seventh annual Star Party in partnership with the Springfield Telescope Makers of the Stellafane Observatory in Springfield,Vermont. The event will be held at Saint-Gaudens NHS in Cornish, New Hampshire, and is free and open to the public.
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in New Hampshire will offer visitors an opportunity this summer to participate in historically inspired recreational activities at the park.
Almost every NPS site has more interesting items in its archives that it has room to display to the public, so choosing the ones to exhibit is an on-going challenge. The staff at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site had one solution last year—letting the public "co-curate" an exhibit by voting on-line for items to be displayed. It was such a success they're repeating the program and expanding it to a second site, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park.
On The Road Again In The National Park System: From Faneuil Hall To Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
If you’ve read any history of the Revolutionary War, you know how fickle and lucky we were to be triumphant in our quest for freedom. That’s evident throughout the city of Boston and within the surrounding countryside. Standing in the spots that made history can make the past come to life for the whole family. This trip is about what was, and now is.
Not many museums would let the general public decide on a new exhibit, but the staff at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in New Hampshire is reaching out to you for suggestions.
Gain, or enhance, your appreciation for sculpture later this month when Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park in New Hampshire hosts its 8th Annual Sculptural Visions event.
White-Water, Apple Harvests, And Indian Summer On The Coast Are Among 10 Great Fall National Park Activities
Fall is, in many people's eyes, the best season to enjoy the National Park System. Temperatures are moderating, insects are a thing of the past, forests wrap themselves in dazzling colors, and wildlife is easy to see and often vocal. Here are ten great fall destinations in the park system.
For only the second time in the past 150 years, Civil War buffs have the chance to view a rare collection of original firsthand drawings from that era. The 44 images were made both on and off the battlefield by Joseph Becker and other artist-correspondents, and they're on public display at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in New Hampshire through October 11.