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National Park Service awards $1 million to protect historic battlefields in Arkansas, Louisiana and South Carolina

By: National Park Service WASHINGTON – The National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) today awarded $1,002,112.35 in Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants to the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism; Louisiana State Parks and Recreation Commission; and Kershaw County, South Carolina. The awards protect nearly

Travel with Tubman

By: News Media NPS Travel with Tubman  New travel guide on NPS App connects visitors with sites associated with Harriet Tubman   WASHINGTON – A powerful advocate, freedom fighter, and hero, Harriet Tubman’s story takes form in a new trip-planning tool through the National Park Service (NPS) App. Travel with Tubman: Let Harriet Tubman

National Park Service awards $2.3 million to support community efforts to preserve local history through battlefields

By: Dave Barak  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) today awarded $2,347,080 in Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants to Middlesex County in New Jersey, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, and Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. The awards protect nearly 500