Cultural Resources

Best Farm, Monocacy National Battlefield


Cultural resources include architecture (historic and prehistoric structures and sites), archeological resources (sites, artifact collections, and associated documentation), cultural anthropology resources (sites, collections, values, and traditions), cultural landscapes (historic sites, designed landscapes, vernacular landscapes, and ethnographic landscapes), historic reasearch, and museum collections (artifacts, specimens, archives, and objects). NCA Resource Stewardship and Science (RESS) Cultural Resources staff can assist regional park units in identifying, evaluating, preserving, protecting, and managing their varied cultural resources in the following areas:

For more information on how we may assist you, please contact the RESS Chief of Cultural Resources, Sam Tamburro. Visit the webpage of each RESS program for curated collections of relevant reports and baseline documents housed in the IRMA Data Store. Learn how these documents can support NPS interpretation and how to get involved with RESS.

If you need assistance from RESS, you may submit an online
Solution for Technical Assistance Requests (STAR) request (NPS only). You may also find project information on the National Capital Area Facility Management Division website Project Management page (NPS only).

Last updated: January 13, 2020