Change in Park Hours
The George Rogers Clark Memorial and Visitor Center are now closed on all federal holidays except Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day.
Purpose and Significance
The park was authorized by the Act of July 23, 1966 (PL 89-517).This law (Appendix A) contains three provisions.The first authorized the Secretary of the Interior to accept from the State of
George Rogers Clark NHP was established to commemorate the accomplishments of George Rogers Clark and the expansion of the
The park is located on the site of
The historical theme represented by George Rogers Clark NHP is the "Revolution, War in the Frontier," according to 1987 History and Prehistory in the National Park System and the National Historic Landmarks Program.
Did You Know?
The George Rogers Clark Memorial was administered by the State of Indiana untill 1966 when it was adopted into the National Park Service. President Lyndon Baines Johnson visited the park and signed the act which made it a national historical park. More...