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The Roosevelt trail leads visitors deep into history

...his domineering mother, to his struggles with polio, to his relationships with Eleanor and other women.Nearby National Park Service sites include Springwood, where FDR was born and lived; Val-Kill, Eleanor's retreat; and Top Cottage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-20/roosevelt-trail-leads-visitors-deep
Fort McHenry to mark bicentennial of battle, anthem

...eagerly shares his knowledge, whether he's in his National Park Service uniform or 19th century military garb as leader of...historian.Q: Who trains them?A: We do ? the National Park Service at Fort McHenry. And there are degrees of specialty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-08-23/fort-mchenry-mark-bicent
Around the block

...Supper will begin at 6 p.m. provided by Edgar's Grille for $12. The program will begin at 6:45 p.m.. National Park Service Historian Jim Odgen will present The Battle of Atlanta, July 22, 1864.The meeting is open to the public. For...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-07-17/around-block
Discounts kick in for last baby boomers turning 50

...until closer to retirement age.For instance, Fred Meyer Senior Discount Days are for those 55 and older, the National Park Service charges just $10 for a lifetime pass for Americans age 62 or older, and Southwest Airlines is one of the few carriers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-21/discounts-kick-last-baby-boomers-tu
Turn Back the Block hopes to restore luster to Augusta's Harrisburg neighborhood

...everyone. It was more or less like a fantasy looking back, something people only imagine."According to the National Park Service, the nearby mills used to fill Harrisburg with working families. But the mills began to decline in the 1930s...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-28/turn-back-block-hopes-restore
Civil War's toll created Arlington National Cemetery

...toward Lee played a role in the cemetery's location, said Matt Penrod, a park ranger at Arlington House, a National Park Service site within the cemetery that includes the Lee family mansion.Initially, grave diggers buried the dead on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-31/civil-wars-toll-created-arlington-n
Hiking and learning on the Civil War battlefields

...to figures provided by the National Park Service. The Manassas National Battlefield...says Mike Litterst, a National Park Service spokesman. Most have a visitor's...on the Civil War Trust and National Park Service websites, or pick up brochures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-24/hiking-and-learning-civil-war-battl
Calendar

...Monday, July 21, Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road; The Battle of Atlanta, July 22, 1864, presented by National Park Service historian Jim Ogden; free program, open to the public; (706) 736-2909, gfy@gwenfulcheryoung.com...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-05-05/calendar
Search continues for father, 2 children believed to be lost in SC's Congaree National Park

...Kimbler, his 10-year-old son, Dakota, and 6-year-old daughter, Jade. Also, an investigate team from the National Park Service was checking on leads outside the park in case the family members weren't actually lost while hiking, Sohen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-28/search-continues-father-2-children-
Blocking our sun

...denials were related to requests from the NSA and the CIA, but the report showed that even agencies such as the National Park Service, Environmental Protection Agency and the Farm Service Agency cited the exception.Matters of national security...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-19/blocking-our-sun