Within the boundaries of George Washington Birthplace National Monument, a complex association of cultural landscapes combines with the natural resources and ecosystems 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: September 13, 2021

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