Within the boundaries of George Washington Birthplace National Monument, an association of cultural landscapes combines with the park's natural resources and ecosystem to offer places for exploration and reflection.
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    Climate Change

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    3 minutes, 12 seconds

    How do we protect our vulnerable cultural sites? At George Washington Birthplace National Monument, an intern gathers data so park staff can monitor how storms and increased erosion are affecting sites that tell the story of our nation.

    Last updated: April 15, 2024

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