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Need a little Sunday serenity in the midst of March Madness? We've got you covered with this stunning view of a musher crossing Wonder Lake. #Denali100 #FindYourPark
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You've probably heard of Captain Jack (Keintpoos), leader of the Modocs during the Modoc War, but have you heard of his sister, Princess Mary? Her Indian name was Ko-a-lak-a, meaning hard working woman. Speaking fluent English, she served as an interpreter and negotiator during the war, often translating for her brother. Harry De Witt Moore, a soldier, mentioned Princess Mary in his letters,...
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03/25/2017 at 01:25. Facebook
#WomanoftheWeek Maria Pearson, Hai-Mecha Eunka or “Running Moccasins” (1932-2003): an American Indian #activist, a cultural #preservationist, and a #leader for the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). Maria played a significant role in passing the first state law in the country that protected ancient human physical remains.

A member of the Yankton Sioux tribe from...
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03/24/2017 at 22:12. Facebook
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03/24/2017 at 16:29. Facebook
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03/23/2017 at 17:46. Facebook
Happy National Puppy Day from Oso the Bark Ranger at 219 Delaware! #FindYourBark
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03/23/2017 at 15:07. Facebook
Get inspired by these Michigan State University students and find your volunteer opportunity here

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03/23/2017 at 02:38. Facebook
When this was spotted last week, it was a moment made of excited shouts, high fives, and elated tears. It's an egg mass from a California red-legged frog, a species listed under the Endangered Species Act. This and eight other egg masses are evidence that our program to bring the species back to the mountains is starting to work! Whoo! More here: [ Go.nps.gov Link ] - Ranger Zach
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03/22/2017 at 18:09. Facebook
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03/22/2017 at 13:56. Facebook
The bison is our largest land-dwelling animal and can weigh up to a ton. That's a lot of animal! Here's a peek at what it's like to give our national mammal a health checkup: bit.ly/2mpqlLY
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03/21/2017 at 23:45. Facebook
Come and explore the world's most magnificent rock collection—your National Parks.

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03/21/2017 at 17:17. Facebook
One of our parks made this National Geographic Travel list! Where will your Spring travels take you?

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Best Spring Trips 2017

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03/21/2017 at 12:44. Facebook
On Saturday, March 11, the new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center officially opened to the public, one day after the nationally-recognized Harriet Tubman Day and commemorating the 104th anniversary of her death. Designed by GWWO, Inc./Architects of Baltimore, Maryland, the...

GWWO-Designed Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center Opens to the Public | GWWO Architects

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03/20/2017 at 18:56. Facebook
Happy first day of Spring!

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03/20/2017 at 13:31. Facebook
In honor of #StPatricksDay, explore the important role Irish immigrants played in the Union Army during the Civil War [ Go.nps.gov Link ]

Photo: The Irish Brigade Monument at Gettysburg National Military Park

Irish Soldiers in the Union Army

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In the spring of 1978, the National Park Service authorized women to wear the same green and gray, in all of its configurations, as their male counterparts. Prior uniforms varied widely and tended to follow fashion trends that came and went with each passing era. Some were more practical than others. Learn more about the evolution of the uniform at [ Nps.gov Link ]

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We got a little off schedule with the recent winter storm but our #NightPhotography campaign is back. This long exposure, light painting photo is of the 12th & 44th New York infantry monument on Little Round Top. Two park staffers created this effect with two different colored lights (white light on the outside and yellow light on the inside) at a 20 second exposure. 20 sec. f/7.1 ISO...
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