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 Geometry.Net - Authors: Adams John Quincy
Extractions : Adams National Historical Park is located in the City of Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, approximately ten miles south of Boston.
Adams and Jefferson, revolutionary cohorts and longtime political rivals, died in separate states on the same day: the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence...
The Park comprises 11 historic structures and a cultural landscape totaling almost 14 acres.
www.988.com /authors/adams_john_quincy.php

  
 Visitor Center
To experience the stories encompassed in Minute Man National Historical Park for yourself, we invite you to tour our website visitor center.
Minute Man encompasses the story of an evolution of the ideals of freedom and liberty, new notions of cultural independence and citizen responsibility.
The park commemorates the opening battles of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775 by protecting, preserving and interpreting the significant historic sites, structures, landscapes, events and ideas embodied by these events.
www.nps.gov /mima/vcenter.htm

  
 Parks in the Great Lakes Region
Independence National Historical Park, located in downtown (called "Center City"), Philadelphia, is often referred to as the birthplace of our nation.
Keweenaw National Historical Park preserves the heritage of copper mining in this unique setting amid many of the original structures and landscapes of the copper era.
Bruce National Park, located on the Bruce Peninsula, which almost cuts off Georgian Bay from Lake Huron, is a patchwork of limestone cliffs, beach and ancient forest scenery.
www.great-lakes.net /tourism/rec/parks.html   (2305 words)

  
 Boston National Historical Park
Churches and Chowda.(Boston National Historical Park) (National Parks)
The road to independence: sites in the National Park System trace significant events of the Revolutionary War.
Adams N.H.P., Massachusetts -- donations will be made to Adams National Historical Park through a program with Colombo yogurt.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/us/A0911071.html   (2305 words)

  
 National Geographic Maps TOPO! mapXchange @nationalgeographic.com
Glenn Bock has mapped out this National Historic Park and has added the locations and descriptions of Trail Map Interpretive Stations and Park Auto Tour Road Stops.
These victories led to France supporting the Americans and leading to American independence from Britain.
On September 19 and October 7, 1777 American forces led by General Horatio Gates won decisive battles at Saratoga.
maps.nationalgeographic.com /topo/file.cfm?fileid=185   (2305 words)

  
 History Hotline - Revolutionary War
Every September in Saratoga Springs, NY, the famous battles of Saratoga are re-enacted at the Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater, NY.
Includes the Betsy Ross homepage, a 65-stop walking tour of America’s "Most Historic Square Mile," the Liberty Bell homepage, biographies on early Americans, a VRML of Independence Hall, the Valley Forge Historical Society site, the Brandywine Battlefield site, the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge site, and a Virtual Marching Tour of the entire American Revolution.
This site run by the Valley Forge Historical society contains a history of Valley Forge along with an online museum, FAQ's, maps, wheather reports, and even online games, that are based in a historical context.
www.historyhotline.com /RevolutionaryWar.htm   (2305 words)

  
 George Rogers Clark - Fall of Fort Sackville
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Vincennes; 812-882-1776.
Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Bureau and Indiana Historical Society, 1971.
Older biographies of Clark may not meet today's historical standards.
www.statelib.lib.in.us /www/ihb/publications/sackbib.html   (2305 words)

  
 Thaddeus Kosciuszko NM Homepage
The Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial is located at 3rd and Pine Streets in Philadelphia, just a few blocks south of the Independence National Historical Park Visitor Center.
Self-guided tours; NPS staff can answer questions and provide in-depth information concerning the Kosciuszko House, Independence National Historical Park, and Edgar Allan Poe National Historical Site.
Independence National Historical Park; Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site; numerous historical and cultural sites in the city of Philadelphia.
www.nps.gov /thko   (700 words)

  
 Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation
The Independence Visitor Center is the official Visitor Center for Independence National Historical Park, the City of Philadelphia and the surrounding region.
PHILADELPHIA, November 20, 2001 — More than three million people each year begin their visit to Philadelphia at Independence National Historical Park (INHP).
The Independence Visitor Center Corporation is a non-profit organization that operates the Visitor Center in cooperation with the efforts of the National Park Service, the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation, Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
classic.gophila.com /pressroom/main/newsreleases/releases/011120ivcc.htm   (599 words)

  
 Babalua.com - Pennsylvania State - Photos; Maps; Capital; Symbols; Flags; Constitution; Songs
Among the chief attractions are the Gettysburg National Military Park, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Dutch region, the Eisenhower farm near Gettysburg, and the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
Philadelphia was the seat of the federal government almost continuously from 1776 to 1800; there the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776 and the U.S. Constitution drawn up in 1787.
The Liberty Bell is located in a glass pavilion across from Independence Hall in Philadelphia.
www.babalua.com /pennsylvania.htm   (438 words)

  
 Friends Of Independence National Park
Independence National Historical Park was created by Congress in 1948 and is administered by the National Park Service of the Department of the Interior.
The Friends of Independence National Historical Park was chartered in 1972 to promote directly the historic, scientific, educational, and interpretive activities of Independence National Historical Park for which no government or other donated funds are available.
Amid carefully tended trees, gardens, and lawns, Independence Park showcases some of our nation's most important national treasures - Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the First and Second Banks of the United States, Carpenters' Hall, and the American Philosophical Society.
www.volunteersolutions.org /volunteerway/org/6266695.html   (373 words)

  
 Independence National Historical Park (National Park Service)
Independence National Historical Park, located in downtown (called "Center City"), Philadelphia, is often referred to as the birthplace of our nation.
For complete information about Independence National Historical Park visit our expanded pages by clicking the In Depth button.
At the park, visitors can see the Liberty Bell, an international symbol of freedom, and Independence Hall, a World Heritage Site where both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were created.
www.nps.gov /inde   (373 words)

  
 Institute of Transportation Engineers. ITE Journal: Development of a bus-management system for Independence Mall
Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, PA, USA-the site of the ITE 2002 Annual Meeting and Exhibit--receives 1.8 million annual visitors, of which 37percent are part of a school or tour group that arrives by bus.
The National Park Service's mission is to preserve the park's stories, buildings and artifacts, and to inspire visitors to learn more about the ideals leading to the American Revolution and the founding of the United States.
Independence Hall is situated on a one block square bounded by Chestnut, Walnut, 5th and 6th streets.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3734/is_200206/ai_n9134783   (460 words)

  
 Oral History - Independence Park
The story of the Independence Hall Association from 1942 and the development of Independence National Historical Park are recounted by those who played the major parts.
Park historians and superintendents describe the role of the National Park Service.
www.columbia.edu /cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/park.html   (65 words)

  
 Sharing her love of history
Her first position after graduate school was as curatorial intern at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, and then she spent two years as curator of collections for Old Economy Village, the 19th-Century home of the Christian communal group, the Harmony Society.
As curator of Independence Park, she was employed by the National Park Service while it was in the process of constructing a new home for the Liberty Bell.
The park also interprets events and the lives of the city’s diverse population during the years 1790-1800, when Philadelphia served as the capital of the United States.
www.udel.edu /PR/Messenger/04/03/sharing.html   (793 words)

  
 Communications News: Air-blown fiber links past, present, future
Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, home of Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, is a renowned American landmark.
The tube cable infrastructure was routed from the plant at the east side of the park to Independence Hall on the west side.
Tube distribution units were installed underground in manholes outside of each historical building along the route, storing sufficient tube cable to provide for future network expansion.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0CMN/is_10_38/ai_79370464   (349 words)

  
 NPS Museum Collections 'American Revolutionary War: Independence National Historic Park'
It features the remarkable portraits of General George Washington's officers from the collections at Independence National Historical Park.
oday, 94 of Peale's original Philadelphia Museum portraits are in Independence National Historical Park collections.
Peale's Philadelphia Museum, which moved to the second floor of Independence Hall in 1802, eventually contained more than 250 portraits of his contemporaries.
www.cr.nps.gov /museum/exhibits/revwar/inde/indeoverview.html   (211 words)

  
 Schedule
Welcome to Independence National Historical Park The following is a list of park sites open to the public.
Most buildings are open year round, with some extended hours in the summer.
www.nps.gov /inde/visit.html   (211 words)

  
 PPE - Working Class Encyclopedia P3
Its main tourist attractions are Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Carpenters' Hall, and Congress Hall, within Independence National Historical Park.
Wanted to increase some taxes, while decreasing the national debt by reducing waste and encouraging growth through co-operation between govt and industry.
'The greatest of the Filipino national heroes emerged from this nucleus in Spain.
www.embassy.org.nz /encycl/p3encyc.htm   (211 words)

  
 Independence National Historical Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The national historical park was authorized on June 28, 1948, and established on July 4, 1956.
As with all historic areas administered by the National Park Service, the Independence was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966.
It comprises much of the historic area of downtown (or "Center City") where Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the National Constitution Center are located, along with dozens of other historic buildings and educational centers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Independence_National_Historical_Park   (213 words)

  
 Independence National Historical Park on Encyclopedia.com
INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK [Independence National Historical Park] see National Parks and Monuments (table).
The road to independence: sites in the National Park System trace significant events of the Revolutionary War.
Park plans changes in screening Visitors to Liberty Bell and Independence Hall will follow a new system to ease pedestrian flows.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/x/x-i1ndepenn1h1p1.asp   (353 words)

  
 Independence National Historical Park, a Pennsylvania State Park near Ardmore, Aston, Audubon, Bellmawr, Bensalem
Independence National Historical Park - Independence Hall and the related historical buildings which make up the park witnessed an exciting time - when the 18th century delegates to the Second Continental Congress argued over the next...
Independence National Historical Park, located in downtown (called "Center City"), Philadelphia, is often referred to as the birthplace of our nation.
Independence National Historical Park - Social Studies Field Trips.
www.stateparks.com /independence.html   (573 words)

  
 Independence National Historical Park institutes new security measures (phillyBurbs.com)
Independence National Historical Park institutes new security measures
About 3 million tourists visit Independence National Historical Park each year.
Independence National Historical Park institutes new security measures (phillyBurbs.com)
www.phillyburbs.com /pb-dyn/news/103-03292004-273339.html   (573 words)

  
 NARA The National Archives Experience
Learn more about the Writing and Publicizing of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution of the United States by visiting the Independence National Historical Park (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) web site.
The article " The Declaration of Independence: A History," provides a detailed account of the Declaration, from its drafting through its preservation today at the National Archives.
Drafted by Thomas Jefferson between June 11 and June 28, 1776, the Declaration of Independence is at once the nation's most cherished symbol of liberty and Jefferson's most enduring monument.
www.archives.gov /national_archives_experience/charters/declaration.html   (573 words)

  
 Independence Mine State Historical Park
Road conditions to Independence Mine State Historical Park are subject to weather.
In 1974, Independence Mine was entered into the National Register of Historic Places, a list of cultural resources significant to American history.
The park is open year-round to the public, however, the Visitor Center is closed during the winter months.
www.dnr.state.ak.us /parks/units/indmine.htm   (872 words)

  
 Independence National Historical Park
Millions of visitors explore the ideas and challenges of the past - so remote in time but so important to how we think today - and who we will be in the 21st century- when they visit Independence National Historical Park.
E-mail comments to Frank Eidmann, or write to us at: Independence National Historical Park
Independence Hall and the related historical buildings which make up the park witnessed an exciting time - when the 18th century delegates to the Second Continental Congress argued over the next step in the dangerous game of rebellion and then issued the
www.nps.gov /inde/home.htm   (872 words)

  
 Schedule
Welcome to Independence National Historical Park The following is a list of park sites open to the public.
Most buildings are open year round, with some extended hours in the summer.
www.nps.gov /inde/visit.html   (31 words)

  
 The Independence Visitor Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for tour and attraction information.
The Independence Visitor Center is located on America’s Most Historic Square Mile, across from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall in Independence National Historical Park.
The Independence Visitor Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for tour and attraction information.
After stopping at the Independence Visitor Center, visitors will know where to go, what to see and how to get there.
www.independencevisitorcenter.com   (31 words)

  
 Independence: The Creation of a National Park
On June 28, 1948, President Harry S Truman signed Public Law 795 creating Independence National Historical Park.
Under the leadership of Judge Edwin O. Lewis, the Independence Hall Association was at the forefront of the vision to create this national park commemorating the founding of a nation in Philadelphia.
Chapters 2 and 3 of Independence: The Creation of a National Park by Constance M. Greiff.
www.ushistory.org /iha/dreams   (31 words)

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