American Stories Past and Present

The National Park Service with its rich cultural resource programs preserves the stories of all Americans reaching back to the Paleo-Indians first setting foot in North America 12,000 years ago leading up to our nation's present diverse and complex cultures.
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Telling All Americans' Stories

These stories and sites are multi-faceted projects explore the legacies of all Americans, including underrepresented groups.

Glacier National Park

National Register Celebrates Park Week

National Park Week is proclaimed annually by the President as a week for celebration and recognition of National Parks.

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The Woman Who Saved the Everglades

Marjory Stoneman Douglas victory "The Everglades: River of Grass", published in 1947 -- the year Everglades National Park was established.

Last updated: April 18, 2016