Read the Presidential Proclamation that established Reconstruction Era National Monument in January 2017.
John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act
Read the legislation passed by Congress in 2019 that redesignated the park from a national monument to a national historical park, and established the Reconstruction Era National Historic Network
Stay up to date with news about the new national monument.
History & Culture
Explore the history and culture of Reconstruction Era National Historical Park.
Resources for educators.
View park policies and follow the new site's progress.
Photos and Multimedia
See images from around the park and at park events.
Last updated: October 19, 2019