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What do Millennials really think about America's national parks? Our intern, Jess C., paid a visit to Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site last month, and she wrote about her experience. Read the blog here: ow.ly/RLrEV Don't forget to subscribe! ...

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IT'S MONUMENTAL! Head out to the Kennedy Center next Saturday, 9/12 for a Museum Sidewalk Sale! An array of vendors will be there, including the International Spy Museum, Supreme Court Historical Society, Eastern National, and more. Free 2 hour validated parking! ...

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Colonial National Historical Park - Historic Jamestowne is holding a Butterfly BioBlitz on September 12th! No experience required! It's a great opportunity to become a citizen scientist for a day, and participate in an important research project. Download the Press Release for more information: ow.ly/d/3FRS ...

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#HowDidWeHelp In July 2015, our donations supported "Homestead Days," an annual event at Homestead National Monument of America. Held in Beatrice, NE, the event celebrates the life of the first homesteaders, through demonstrations, music, and special interpretive programs. Learn more: www.nps.gov/media/video/view.htm?id=2896E534-E301-950D-3E3FFDDAB43A0397 ...

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Last chance! Show your love for the National Park Service with commemorative NPS Centennial products from eParks.com- 30% off through 9/1! Shop now: ow.ly/RoTnv ...

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Frederick Douglass, ex-slave, abolitionist, and civil rights crusader, moved to a house in the Anacostia section of Washington, DC, that he named Cedar Hill on this day in 1877; he died there in 1895. It is preserved as Frederick Douglass National Historic Site Learn more: www.nps.gov/frdo/index.htm ...

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Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site was established on this day in 1964 to preserve the home, studios and gardens of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, one of America’s greatest sculptors. Located in Cornish, New Hampshire, the site offers special tours, concerts, sculpture classes and much more. We've been a proud partner since 1966. Learn more: www.nps.gov/saga/index.htm ...

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Happy birthday to two Pennsylvania parks and members of the Eastern National family: Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site and Johnstown Flood National Memorial, both established on this day in 1964. We have been their proud partners since 1967 and 1992, respectively. ...

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American impressionist painter Julian Alden Weir was born in West Point, New York on this day in 1852. He was a founding member of "The Ten," a group of American artists dissatisfied with professional art organizations, along with other artists such as Childe Hassam and William Merritt Chase. His property in Connecticut is preserved as Weir Farm National Historic Site. Learn more: www.nps.gov/wefa/index.htm ...

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