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Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.

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  • National parks are special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage.

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  • The American Battlefield Protection Program promotes the preservation of historic battlefields associated with wars on American soil.

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  • Certified Local Governments are grass-roots partners in historic preservation. They are eligible to receive grants and technical expertise.

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  • The Federal Lands to Parks program helps states and communities acquire surplus federal land to create new parks and recreation places.

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  • Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives revitalize communities by encouraging private sector rehabilitation and re-use of historic buildings.

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  • Land & Water Conservation Fund matching grants help states and communities provide open spaces and healthy recreation places for people.

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  • The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the nation's historic places worthy of preservation.

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  • Preserve America matching grants protect community character and economic vitality through heritage tourism, education, and historic preservation.

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  • RTCA provides expertise and empowers communities to protect their own special places for conservation and outdoor recreation.

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  • Save America’s Treasures matching grants to historic properties and museum collections preserve our nation’s unique, irreplaceable cultural heritage.

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District of Columbia Highlights

  • Outside of the Sewall-Belmont House

    Save America's Treasures grant

    Redcoats to suffragettes

    Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

    The Sewall-Belmont house has witnessed Capitol Hill’s history for over two centuries.

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  • A close-up image of a lotus. Photo: Drew Eclov

    National Park Getaway

    What’s blooming?

    Northeast Washington, D.C.

    Lotus flowers flourish in seven acres of ponds full of blooming water plants at Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens.

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These numbers are just a sample of the National Park Service's work. Figures are for the fiscal year that ended 9/30/13.