The Legacy of Stones River

Making A "National" Park Service

Saturday August 13, 2016

 
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt visits a CCC camp in 1933.
 

As we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, join us to explore the impact of the 1933 reorganization that made a relatively new agency dedicated to preserving and interpreting a group of large western parks into a truly "National" Park Service.Program

Schedule

Location TBD

8:30 AM - Check-in/Registration & Continental Breakfast

9 AM - Welcome

9:15 AM - Dr. Timothy B. Smith -Transforming the National Military Parks

10:15 AM - Angela Sirna - An Administrative History of Stones River National Battlefield

11:15 AM - Acting NPS Chief Historian John Sprinkle - Making a "National" Park Service

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM: Book Signings

Registration Fee: $5.00 per person

Registration Deadline: August 8, 2016

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Mailing Address:

3501 Old Nashville Highway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Phone:

(615) 893-9501
Headquarters

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