National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection (HPC-000833)
Park Superintendents are responsible for the administration and management of individual park units.
The earliest superintendents of Platt National Park were appointed by, and answered to, the Secretary of the Interior. After 1916, park superintendents were career professionals with the newly established National Park Service.
Did You Know?
Both of the lakes found in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area are man-made reservoirs. Veterans Lake was built by the WPA in 1936 and added to the park in 1983. The Lake of the Arbuckles was built by the Bureau of Reclamation in 1963 and managed as a separate park until 1976. More...