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View Resource The Journey Through Hallowed Ground

Where was the United States born? The folks at The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership make a strong case for the area in and around the National Scenic Byway, which stretches from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to Monticello in Virginia. Along this road, visitors will find markets, 10,000 places listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as well as additional sites associated with the...
View Resource Clara Barton's House: Home of the American Red Cross

High above the Potomac River Valley, Clara Barton's home stands as memorial to the pioneering humanitarian and nurse. This installment of the National Park Services's Teaching With Historic Places Lesson Plans series looks at the historic structure and its role as a storehouse for American Red Cross supplies. Visitors to the site can read about the lesson and then dive right into the maps and...