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. Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
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Park using social media to connect people and place. Read more
Park uses cellphone technology to enhance the visitor experience. Read more
Park's brings history to life with Living History programs. Read more
Cadette Girl Scouts transform Palo Alto into film studio over the summer. Read more
Park partnership with the Brownsville ISD promotes connections between students and their community. Read more
Did You Know?
Jean Luis Berlandier served as an Engineer with the Mexican army on the Rio Grande, but also had a career as a botanist. Berlandier participated in several explorations of Texas in the 1820s and 1830s and compiled extensive documentation of the plants and wildlife of the region. More...