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. Thomas Stone National Historic Site is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
On May 3rd, Thomas Stone National Historic Site was please to host approximately 120 visitors who came to enjoy a safe method of sun viewing followed after dark by some amazing star gazing, free from the dilution of city lights. Read more
The exhibit traces the ideal of “liberty” throughout history and through time. Read more
Music once again reveberated from the home of Thomas Stone, a Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Read more
Making accessible archives online and learning about our shared history in the process. Read more
For the first time in its history, Thomas Stone National Historic Site celebrated 4th of July in a different way; with some outside assistance. Read more
Did You Know?
Thomas Stone NHS is one of only four parks in the National Park System that have homes of signers of the Declaration of Independence still standing; Adams NHP in Massachusetts, William Floyd estate on Fire Island NS, and the Thomas Nelson House at the Yorktown unit of Colonial NHP are the others.