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Thirty-nine National Parks Receive America's Best Idea Grants WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National
Congaree National Park is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The park holds 26,546 acres and the largest area of old growth forest in the United States. The establishment of the park began in 1969, when a group of conservationists began a grass roots movement to save the forested area from falling into the hands of private owners. Congress established Congaree Swamp National Monument in 1976, protecting it from loggers and in 1983, the area was designated as an International...
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.