Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg National Military Park

The history of the United States hung in the balance on the first three days of July 1863, as...
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

Over 400 years ago, Captain John Smith arrived in the New World—and changed it forever. In addition to helping...
Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

As one of the most visited units of the National Park Service (NPS), the Blue Ridge Parkway welcomes more than...
Brandywine Conservancy, Pennsylvania

Brandywine Conservancy, Pennsylvania

David Shields of the Brandywine Conservancy often thinks about the fateful day in September 1777 when General George Washington’s...
Big Thicket National Preserve

Big Thicket National Preserve

Renowned as the “biological crossroads of North America,” Big Thicket in east Texas is a remarkable mix of southeastern...
Appalachian Trail, Vermont

Appalachian Trail, Vermont

The Fund helped the National Park Service acquire more than 1,200 acres near the Killington Section of the Appalachian...