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Rising Above to Lead
Frederick Douglass NHS
After escaping enslavement as a young man, Douglass became one of the most prominent civil rights activists of the 19th century.
Tuskegee Institute NHS
From impoverished beginnings himself, Booker T. Washington built the institute in 1881 to create opportunity for African American men.
Maggie L. Walker NHS
Despite growing up during the Reconstruction Era, Walker became a successful African American businesswoman and community leader.
Building New Paths
John Muir National Historic Site
A leading naturalist and conservationist, Muir played an important role in establishing national parks and the future National Park Service.
Frederick Law Olmsted NHS
Advocates for providing green spaces in urban areas, the Olmsteds inspired a new generation of landscape architects.
Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove
While President Johnson was involved in land conservation efforts, "Lady Bird" Johnson spearheaded an urban beautification movement.
National Park Getaways
This month's National Park Getaway
Follow the life and legacy of the famed “conductor” at Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Maryland.
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Open a door into the Ice Age and learn about prehistoric life preserved in a paleontological site in Texas.
Hopewell Culture NHP
Travel to the gently rolling hills of Ohio to discover the Hopewell tradition preserved in large prehistoric earthen mounds.
Wupatki National Monument
In the Painted Desert of northern Arizona, explore the ruins of ancient pueblos where communities once thrived.