The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016, and the entire year was quite a celebration! Throughout 2016, hundreds of millions of you ventured out to Find Your Park-learning, discovering, getting inspired, or simply having fun in national parks. Thank you for joining us!
The Find Your Park party will continue in 2017 as we invite you to continue your own journey to discover national parks and public lands. Share your stories at FindYourPark.com (and EncuentraTuParque.com) and with #FindYourPark / #EncuentraTuParque on social media.
National parks across the system engaged in a variety of activities to prepare for and celebrate the centennial. Gettysburg National Military Park was a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we did and join us as the National Park Service enters a new century in 2017!
More than a million annual travelers who pass through Harrisburg International Airport are seeing artifacts and promotional displays for Eisenhower National Historic Site, thanks to a new collaboration between the National Park Service and Harrisburg airport officials. Read more
Gettysburg’s first exhibit of artwork focusing on Gettysburg and the American Civil War opened June 29. It features some of the most celebrated artists of the 19th and early 20th centuries – including several who served in the Civil War. Read more
In August, the park received a donation of 75 acres including the historic George Bishop farm - one of the largest remaining unprotected Civil War farms at Gettysburg. Read more
NPS staff and contractors refined efforts over the past 30 days to develop feasible site improvements to Little Round Top. Read more
The project will bring back battle era features at the center of the Union army's battle line on Cemetery Ridge, including Ziegler's grove, Ziegler's ravine, and commemorative features such as the Hancock Avenue gate and commemorative walkways. Read more