Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Friendship Hill National Historic Site is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
Albert Gallatin is not very well known, however his contributions to the young United States were huge. Through the new National Park Service education portal teachers can now learn about and teach their students about the accomplishments of this incredible man. Read more
Did You Know?
Albert Gallatin was initially opposed to the Constitution, yet he used its principles to help create and support the addition of a Bill of Rights. Men like Gallatin saw and corrected the weaknesses in this great document. Without them, our individual freedoms wouldn’t be protected as they are today. More...