• Flying artillery crew in action.

    Palo Alto Battlefield

    National Historical Park Texas

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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Did You Know?

Battle of Palo Alto

The battle of Palo Alto occurred before war had been declared between the United States and Mexico. The battle took place on May 8, 1846, the U.S. Congress declared war on May 13.