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Opinions differ as law preserves Greenwood's segregated war memorial

...that their children or grandchildren might get ... we should acknowledge that."Eric Williams, a retired National Park Service historian, wrote an op-ed in Greenwood's Index-Journal newspaper in December, stating the memorial serves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-14/opinions-differ-law-preserves
Thousands could mark anniversary of civil rights clash in Selma

...they sought safety after being beaten.Near the bridge, a free tour of an interpretative center built by the National Park Service offers photographs of the events and emotional video interviews with people who were on both sides of the issues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-01-24/thousands-could-mark-anniversary-ci
The Way We Were: Mill Villages

...proud of where they grew up as those from the Harrisburg neighborhood.According to the official narrative of the National Park Service, Harrisburg (also called West End) evolved slowly in the 1800s around the historic home of Ezekiel Harris...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-18/way-we-were-mill-villages
Touring Atlanta streetcar's new route

...Martin Luther King National Historic Site. Of particular interest is the home where King was born and raised. National Park Service guides lead tours through the yellow Queen Anne Victorian home and give unbelievable insight into the civil rights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-02-07/touring-atlanta-streetca
Company seeks rights to names of iconic Grand Canyon lodges

...and other facilities to adopt new identities.The National Park Service is weighing how to respond with the U.S. Patent...Law School.Xanterra declined to comment.The National Park Service wouldn't say whether it would oppose Xanterra's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-25/company-seeks-rights-names
Yellowstone in talks to increase wireless capabilities

...proposal coincides with a National Park Service campaign to "Go Digital...attractions overseen by the National Park Service, spokeswoman Alexandra Picavet...is different from what the National Park Service has provided previously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-10/yellowstone-talks-increase
Grand Canyon, other parks float entry-fee increase

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Visiting the Grand Canyon and other national parks could get a little pricier.The National Park Service said 115 of its 401 units plan to seek public comment on entrance fees that could go up starting next year. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-11-13/grand-canyon-other-parks-f
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
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