America's Holy Ground & Sacred Sites: 112 Faithful Reflections for America
America's Holy Ground & Sacred Sites: 112 Faithful Reflections for America
Though a mere 36 miles in length and operating only 20 years, the Allegheny Railroad was an important connection in the Antebellum Era. The railroad hauled barges and riverboats over the divide separating the Susquehanna River to the east and the Ohio River to the west. What remains of the railroad is preserved in the Alleghany Portage Railroad National Historic Site in south-central Pennsylvania. #NPSUnitOfTheDay

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America's Holy Ground & Sacred Sites: 112 Faithful Reflections for America
America's Holy Ground & Sacred Sites: 112 Faithful Reflections for America
The battles of the American Revolution that stick in our memories tend to be in the northern two-thirds of the country. Cowpens National Battlefield, near the South Carolina-North Carolina border, preserves the site of a 1781 battle in the South that pushed Cornwallis’ army northward to its eventual war-ending surrender at Yorktown.
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America's Holy Ground & Sacred Sites: 112 Faithful Reflections for America
America's Holy Ground & Sacred Sites: 112 Faithful Reflections for America
Thomas Stone was one of the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence, representing the key state of Virginia. His home, also know and Haberdeventure, is about 25 miles south of the nation’s capital and was added to the NPS as Thomas Stone National Historic Site in 1978. #NPSUnitOfTheDay

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America's Holy Ground & Sacred Sites: 112 Faithful Reflections for America
America's Holy Ground & Sacred Sites: 112 Faithful Reflections for America
Nestled on an island near the Pentagon, Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove on the Potomac marks a favorite quick getaway spot for the 36th president. Johnson’s legacy of social justice and conservation are commemorated along the park’s paths, which center on a slab of granite from his home state of Texas. #NPSUnitOfTheDay

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America's Holy Ground & Sacred Sites: 112 Faithful Reflections for America
America's Holy Ground & Sacred Sites: 112 Faithful Reflections for America
Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument in Kentucky has been designated the 421st unit of the National Park System. Mill Springs was the site of the first major victory for the Union Army during the Civil War. The Battle helped maintain Kentucky’s Union affiliation throughout the war and provided a boost to morale and re-energized Northern war interests. Learn more at https://www.nps.gov/misp

The site was authorized by the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act of 2019. Battlefield land for the new national monument was acquired through donations from the Mill Springs Battlefield Association and Pulaski County, Kentucky. Learn more at http://ow.ly/X38150ByqRa

Image: A leaf-covered trail winds through a wooded area of Mill Springs Battlefield. Photo/Mill Springs Battlefield Association

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