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    Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller

    National Historical Park Vermont

4th Graders Visit!

December 13, 2012 Posted by: C. Siegler & WES 4th Grade class
On Friday, September 14th we went to the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park. We had an amazing time when we saw old car parts in the woods and the foundation to the McKenzie house. We liked the hike and had a lot of fun drawing in our nature journals. At the Pogue we saw a heron. We learned a lot about what was there before it was a park from Rebecca Phelps, a Vermont State forester. The trip was awesome and we learned a lot!

 

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  1. Marissa
    December 14, 2012 at 10:11

    Great stories on the teacher-student blog page. I enjoyed reading them.

 

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Did You Know?

In this sepia-toned photo from 1927, nine men sit and kneel amongst the ruins of a Native American dwelling at Mesa Verde. NPS Photo.

As a teenager, Laurance S. Rockefeller toured Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, and Mesa Verde with Horace Albright. Later in life, Laurance would donate lands to create Virgin Islands NP and Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP. He was the first conservationist to receive the Congressional Gold Medal.