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Castillo de San Marcos NM
New worlds collided at this early Spanish outpost on the coast of Florida, which ultimately helped to shape the future of the continent.
San Antonio Missions NHP
Spanish settlers brought new government, culture, and religion to the deserts of the Southwest.
Palo Alto Battlefield NHP
The first major battle of the Mexican War had lasting impacts on Hispanic peoples on both sides of the U.S. and Mexico border.
Fossil Footprints of Prehistoric Life
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument
Hidden in the hills of Idaho are the fossils of more than 200 prehistoric species, including the Hagerman horse.
Waco Mammoth National Monument
View fossils "in situ," including a herd of Columbian mammoths and a camel that lived 67,000 years ago.
Petrified Forest National Park
Among the dramatic geological formations of Arizona are the fossilized remains of fallen trees that lived about 225 million years ago.
Russell Cave National Monument
A cave collapse helped protect clues to the daily lifeways of early North American inhabitants dating from 10,000 B.C. to 1650 A.D.
Hopewell Culture NHP
Archaeologists continue to learn more about the Hopewellian people who built earthen mounds and embankments in the Ohio River Valley.
Colonial National Historical Park
Ongoing archaeology at Historic Jamestowne helps reconstruct life in the earliest surviving English settlement in North America.
Getaway to Christiansted NHS
Walk through history and learn more about the rich blend of cultures in the Virgin Islands at this historic site.
Chamizal National Memorial
Celebrate U.S. and Mexican heritage at this memorial dedicated to international friendship on the Texas-Mexico border.
Theodore Roosevelt Island
A hidden oasis of nature in the nation's capital, Theodore Roosevelt Island is a living memorial to the 26th president.
Niobrara National Scenic River
Among the golden prairie of Nebraska flows a scenic river perfect for adventure-seekers or relaxation.