Eastern National Hosts Holiday Pop-Up at Saugus Iron Works In early December Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site and Eastern National joined forces to host the site’s very first off-season open house and pop-up shop. Dubbed “Broadhearth” after the large colonial revival house that artist Wallace Nutting built, the pop-up was designed to highlight Nutting’s..
New Eastern National Midwest Region Further Strengthens Field Support, Capacity, and Service to Our Partners This fall, Eastern National begins phase two of the implementation of a realignment of its regions to better serve our staff and partners. Phase two will impact the parks EN serves in the Midwest and Northeast regions. Over the next..
Passport To Your National Parks 2018 Photo Contest Winners Announced Eastern National is proud to announce the 2018 winners of the annual Passport To Your National Parks® photo contest. The contest is open to National Park Service employees and Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs). Ten photographs of national parks are selected and featured on the Passport To Your..
Epic Sales Match Epic Total Solar Eclipse at Homestead National Monument of America Event Homestead National Monument of America’s event to celebrate the “Great American Eclipse,” held August 19 – 21, 2017, was a resounding success on many levels, with approximately 30,000 people visiting the park. Over $75,470 in sales for the weekend helped Eastern..
Eastern National Announces the 2018 Passport To Your National Parks® Photo Contest Calling all entries to the 2018 Passport To Your National Parks Photo Contest! The contest is open to active National Park Service employees and Volunteers-In-Parks. The winning national park photos will be featured in the Passport To Your National Parks 2018 Stamp Series…
New Eastern National Store Opens at Blue Ridge Parkway’s Doughton Park Visitor Center A special event to commemorate the opening of the Doughton Park Visitor Center and Park Store in the historic service station located at Milepost 241.1 on the Blue Ridge Parkway was held on June 23, 2017. Community leaders and partners joined the..
Eastern National Celebrates 70-Year Anniversary Eastern National marked 70 years of support to America’s national parks and other public trust partners on May 6, 2017. As EN marks this milestone, we are proud to recognize and celebrate its beginnings. EN’s beginnings were in May 1947 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, at a meeting of park historians, who..
2016 Annual Report Now Available Online Eastern National’s 2016 annual report is now posted online and is available to view here. This report provides an illustrated narrative of the many different ways that our activities and donations have assisted the National Park Service and the other partners we serve in fiscal year 2016. Eastern..
Eastern National Announces 2016 Award Winners Eastern National is proud to announce the winners of its annual awards for 2016. The awards program was designed to acknowledge outstanding individual achievements and contributions that have had a positive impact on an EN operation or an individual park, thus furthering and promoting EN’s unique relationship with its..
Eastern National Store to Open at New Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center The grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Eastern National’s newest park store at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Church Creek, Maryland, will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017. Housed within the brand-new, state-of-the art visitor center, the 1,600-square-foot..