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 served as Secretary of Treasury for twelve years and nine months. Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes (1933 to 1946) is the only person who served in the cabinet longer. Gallatin’s country estate is preserved at Friendship Hill National Historic Site in Pennsylvania. More...