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2015-05-22 23:03:55

Family fun 5K features inflatable obstacles courses as fundraiser for non-profit serving North Dakota families with critically ill or seriously injured children in the hospital Fargo,

2015-05-22 16:25:53

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bladensburg WWI Memorial Peace Cross was dedicated in 1925 to honor 49 men from Prince George County, Maryland who fought and died for our country

2015-05-22 12:25:10

DETROIT, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit Community Schools will present its 2(nd) Annual Talent Show Extravaganza at the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday,

2015-05-22 08:23:00

HOUSTON, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When the city of Moore, OK, dedicates its new Veterans Wall of Honor on Memorial Day, the festivities will be held under the shade of the Trees of Honor

2015-05-21 23:09:58

Balius Compliance Services Inc., subsidiary of Balius Energy, Inc., hosted a Lesser Prairie Chicken seminar in Hays. Wichita, Kansas (PRWEB) May 21, 2015

2015-05-21 23:09:39

Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce honors Grove Networks IT Support as the 2015 outstanding the company that has made an effort to hire, mentor and promote young professionals Miami,

2015-05-21 23:09:30

WattzOn, a leading provider of web and mobile engagement tools that help people save energy and money, has partnered with the City of Bozeman to assist residents in saving energy through the Bozeman

2015-05-21 23:09:07

http://www.datasite.com -- Register here for the playback of Merrill DataSite’s recent webinar where esteemed industry professionals discussed

2015-05-21 23:07:59

The US Navy's parachute team will kick off Navy Week 2015 by jumping over Fort Adams in Newport Rhode Island Monday, Memorial Day, May 25.

2015-05-21 23:00:44

Local vacation rental company donates in honor of Red Nose Day. Hilton Head Island, S.C.


Latest Geography of the United States Reference Libraries

Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
2014-07-31 08:39:40

Wallowa–Whitman National Forest is a national forest that is located in the states of Idaho and Oregon in the United States. It contains 2,392,508 acres of land that was once inhabited by the Nez Perce people in 1400 CE and would later become home to the Joseph Band of the same tribe. Later, other tribes inhabited the area including the Shoshone, Bannock, and Cayuse tribes and Europeans would settle there in 1860. President Theodore Roosevelt established the Chesnimnus Reserve and the...

Willamette National Forest
2014-07-31 08:27:52

Willamette National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Oregon in the United States. It can be found in the central section of the Cascade Range and holds 1,678,031 acres, of which over 380,000 acres comprise eight designated wilderness areas. This forest first began its life as the Cascade Forest Reserve, which was established by President Grover Cleveland as a reaction to public protests to protect the Cascade Mountains in 1893. At this time, the reserve extended...

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

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