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August 16, 2017
Palo Alto Prepares for Solar Eclipse
Palo Alto Battlefield will bear witness to a partial solar eclipse.

April 24, 2017
Palo Alto Battlefield's Economic Impact
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 58,555 visitors to Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park had an economic impact of $3,423,600 in communities near the park in 2016.

February 08, 2017
Construction at Resaca de la Palma Unit
Palo Alto Battlefield is providing additional improvements to its Resaca de la Palma Battlefield unit with the construction of public use restroom facilities at the site.

January 19, 2017
Public Meeting—Cattle Dipping Tank Site
Palo Alto Battlefield NHP will host a public meeting to discuss the Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analysis report for the cattle dipping tank site at the park.

November 29, 2016
Bicycle Repair Station
Park installs new bicycle repair station at the visitor center.

November 03, 2016
Brazilian Pepper Tree Removal Project
Exotic tree removal underway at the Resaca de la Palma Battlefield unit. Palo Alto Battlefield has partnered with the American Conservation Experience in order to tackle the problem.

September 02, 2015
Calling all 4th Graders
President Barack Obama created Every Kid in a Park so fourth graders and their families could discover our wildlife, resources, and history for free.

February 18, 2015
Cattle dip tank project
A new project will address a former cattle-dipping operation area located within park boundaries.

May 12, 2014
Park receives 2014 Active Trails Grant
The park was recently awarded a grant of $22,500 from the National Park Foundation Active Trails Program. The grant will be used to develop a trail map and guide, install way finding markers on the trail, and promote trail use as a healthy way to access the park.

November 05, 2013
Annual Memorial Illumination at Resaca de la Palma Battlefield
On November 16, 2013, Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park will once again light up the night during the 8th Memorial Illumination at the Resaca de la Palma Battlefield in Brownsville.

August 22, 2012
Texas Nature Challenge
Palo Alto takes part in Texas Nature Challenge.

July 31, 2012
The Daguerreotype Experience
Park hosts historic photography event.

July 17, 2012
Straight Talk DVD Now Available
Copies of “Straight Talk: The Real Stories of the U.S.-Mexican War” are now available.

July 11, 2012
Girl Scout MEdia Project
Cadette Girl Scouts transformed the VC into a mini recording studio.

June 28, 2012
Palo Alto Photo Contest
The Palo Alto Youth Advisory Board and the National Park Foundation are hosting a photo contest.

June 22, 2012
Remembering Kevin Young
Palo Alto Battlefield noting the passing of Kevin Young.

May 09, 2012
Straight Talk
Palo Alto Battlefield presents Straight Talk: The Real Stories of the U.S.-Mexican War

March 02, 2012
A Natural Fit
New Waysides at Palo Alto

January 19, 2012
A New Face
A new face at Palo Alto.

January 18, 2012
A Moving Monument
What's the story behind Taylor's marker near the Sarita checkpoint? Did Zachary Taylor really camp at a rest area?

September 01, 2011
Changing of the Guard at Resaca de la Palma
Resaca de la Palma Battlefield changes hands. The Brownsville Community Foundation transfers the title of this 34.4 acre historic site to the National Park Service.

August 26, 2011
Exhibiting Change
New exhibits coming to the park.

April 27, 2011
165th Anniversary of the Battle of Palo Alto
Park commemorates battle anniversary.

April 05, 2011
New Sales Area
New WNPA sales area in the Visitor Center.

March 17, 2011
Keeping Our Cool
The Visitor Center's HVAC system gets an overhaul.

January 19, 2011
Living in the Past
Park hosts large Living History program.

October 07, 2010
Archeology Fair 2010
Park hosts annual Archeology Fair

September 28, 2010
Construction News
The park tackles a couple renovation projects.

September 11, 2010
My Hispanic Hero
Park spotlights Hispanics in the Military.

September 02, 2010
Black Powder Saturdays
Living History programs return to the park.

September 02, 2010
Getting Back on the Right Path
Park undertakes trail maintenance project.

February 18, 2010
RV Assault
Park welcomes Winter Texans.

February 09, 2010
The Passing of Barry Heyl
The park's Living History group loses one of its own.

February 02, 2010
Signs of the Times
There are growing pains around Palo Alto Battlefield and all signs point to confusion.

January 01, 2010
Christmas Bird Count 2009
Bird Count Identifies Species at Palo Alto

Last updated: February 24, 2015

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