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Resources Stewardship What We Care About… America's cultural
resources -- buildings, landscapes, archeological sites, ethnographic
resources, objects and documents, structures and districts -- embody
a rich heritage of human experiences and cultural identities.
Register of Historic Places - The National Register of Historic
Places is the Nation's official list of cultural resources worthy
of preservation. Authorized under the National Historic Preservation
Act of 1966, the National Register is part of a national program
to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify,
evaluate, and protect our historic and archeological resources.
- web sites that introduce you to the discoveries of National Park
Service archeologists and their partners.
History - The National Park Service preserves and protects the
historic battlefields of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
and memorials to the more recent conflicts of World War II and the
Korean and Vietnam Wars.
Historic Landmarks - National Historic Landmark designation
is an official recognition by the Federal government of a historic
property’s national significance. Today, fewer than 2,500 historic
places bear this distinction.
with Historic Places - Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP)
uses properties listed in the National Park Service's National Register
of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies, geography,
civics, and other subjects.
of the National Park Service - links to several webpages that
include information on the history of the NPS.
of Alaska - an index page for pages that provide an overview
of the prehistory of Alaska
resources of Alaska parks - brief descriptions of the cultural
resources of each of the Alaska national parks (included on the
"Prehistory of Alaska" page)
Land Bridge National Preserve - Historical and Cultural Significance
User's Guide Denali National Park and Preserve
Key Natural and Cultural
Resource Values of Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
Gold Rush National Historic Park - Gold!
Gold! Gold! a history, archaeology
and the Pantheon Saloon complex
National Historic Park - Cultural Resources
- St. Elias National Park and Preserve - Cultural
- Charley Rivers National Preserve - Mining
outside the National Park Service
and History Association - An official partner to the National
Park Service, Parks & History Association was founded in 1968 to
promote the interpretive, educational, scientific, and historical
activities of the National Park Service. Parks & History Association
primarily supports education in the National Capital Region, which
includes many of the nation’s oldest federal parks, monuments, and
Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920 - documents
the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement
to conserve and protect America's natural heritage, through books,
pamphlets, government documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs,
and motion picture footage drawn from the collections of the Library
Gold - Alaska' Gold, developed by the Alaska Rich Mining Project
Committee, makes archival, library and museum materials more accessible
to users throughout the state and to assist teachers in using primary
source materials in classrooms