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Lincoln Exhibit Arrives at Homestead National Monument of America

Lincoln Exhibit Arrives at Homestead National Monument of AmericaHomestead National Monument of America in Beatrice, Nebraska will offer visitors the chance to explore how major constitutional and political forces came together during the Civil War 150 years ago to impact the nation unto this day.

Entitled  the exhibit opens Aug. 4, 2013 at the monument's Education Center and will be on display until Sept. 27, 2013. There is no fee to enter the monument and no charge to view the exhibit. The exhibit had been scheduled to open July 28, but logistical issues have delayed that original opening date, park officials announced on July 26.
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Utah Promotes Visiting its Five National Parks This Summer

Utah Promotes Visiting its Five National Parks This Summer

Summer is well underway and adventure is heating up at Utah's five national parks, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands and Arches, known as The Mighty 5.

Each of the five national parks in Utah, some of the most unique national parks in the ...

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Obama’s Signature on Pinnacles Gives California Nine National Parks

Obama’s Signature on Pinnacles Gives California Nine National Parks President Barack Obama has signed legislation changing Pinnacles National Monument into a national park, not only giving the Central Coast its first national park, but California the honor of having the most number of national parks of any state.

"The...
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Hiker Found Dead on Santa Cruz Island; Fall from Cliff Probable Cause

Hiker Found Dead on Santa Cruz Island; Fall from Cliff Probable Cause A fall from one of the cliffs at Santa Cruz Island within Channel Islands National Park off of Southern California may have claimed the life of Christopher Anthony Mondiek, 23, from Dublin, Ohio, rangers said.

Mondiek's body was found on the morning o...
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Storms Close Lassen Volcanic National Park Highway for Winter Season

Storms Close Lassen Volcanic National Park Highway for Winter Season Even though November's winter-like storms have closed Lassen Volcanic National Park highway in northern California for the season, there's plenty of snow play ahead for park visitors.

The frequent winter storms these past few weeks have covered the pa...
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