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USS Arizona Memorial Marks 50th Anniversary on Memorial Day Weekend

USS Arizona Memorial Marks 50th Anniversary on Memorial Day WeekendThe USS Arizona Memorial turns 50 years old this year, and to commemorate the 50th anniversary, and to recognize Memorial Day 2012, the WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii will be hosting a number of special events from May 25 to May 28.
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May 10 Celebration Marks Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

May 10 Celebration Marks Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad Golden Spike National Historic Site near Brigham City, Utah,will commemorate the 143rd anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 2012 with a variety of fun activities.

This year's observance will include a special cerem...
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Real Face of Medicine on the Texas Frontier Now on Exhibit at Fort Davis NHS

Real Face of Medicine on the Texas Frontier Now on Exhibit at Fort Davis NHS Explore what a visit to the doctor really was like on the frontier during the 1880s by making a trip to the Fort Davis National Historic Site in Texas.

Fort Davis is one of the best surviving examples of an Indian Wars' frontier military post in the S...
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Mesa Verde National Park Offering Unique Backcountry Ranger-Guided Hikes

Mesa Verde National Park Offering Unique Backcountry Ranger-Guided Hikes Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado is offering a limited number of backcountry ranger-guided hikes in 2012, including the chance to see the rarely-visited Mug House cliff dwelling.

These ranger-guided hikes include a two-hour hike to Square Tower Ho...
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Prescribed Fires Begin at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas

Prescribed Fires Begin at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve near Strong City, Kansas is starting its prescribed fire season, with burn periods running from March 26 through mid-April 2012, Superintendent Wendy Lauritzen said.

Prescribed fire is a management tool used to prom...
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