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2013-04-19 23:02:20

Thirteen National Parks within the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area Generates More than $270 million in Non-local Visitor Spending Annually Waterford, Virginia (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 April 20-28 has been declared as National Park Week. Within the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area, a 180-mile long, 75-mile wide area stretching from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to Thomas Jefferson´s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia, lies 13 of the...

2013-04-03 10:13:30

UC research finds mixed results when it comes to protection and preservation efforts in portions of the Grand Canyon National Park and in the Kaibab National Forest just outside the park. When surveying in the Upper Basin of the Grand Canyon National Park in April 2011, University of Cincinnati faculty and students discovered a previously unknown 17-room subterranean pueblo that likely dates back to the 12th century. For UC anthropology graduate student Ryan Washam, that find — in...


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