National Park Service
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia gym where former heavyweight champ Joe Frazier lived and trained has been named to the National Register of Historic Places. Preservation officials say they were notified Tuesday of the designation by the National Park Service.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two members of California’s Congressional delegation have introduced bills that would expand the boundaries of Yosemite National Park for the first time in 70 years.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Budget cuts from Congress will soon reduce the number of free exhibitions on view each day at the Smithsonian Institution and will furlough U.S. Park Police officers who guard the nation’s monuments.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The National Park Service on Thursday celebrated the 50th anniversary of Alcatraz Island’s closure as a federal penitentiary with an exhibit of newly discovered photos of the prison’s final hours.
ANACAPA ISLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve won the war against rats on a Southern California island preserve. The National Park Service has proclaimed Anacapa Island thriving, a decade after a controversial rat-extermination effort.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington’s famous cherry tree blooms are expected to be at their best between March 26 and March 30. This year marks the 101st anniversary of the gift of trees from Japan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The pastor of the Episcopal parish closest to the White House will give the benediction at President Barack Obama’s inauguration.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Climbing Yosemite’s Half Dome is one of the national park system’s most iconic hikes in the nationwide system, but officials plan to permanently limit how many can do it.
NEW YORK (AP) – The National Park Service says the Statue of Liberty will be relit tonight for the first time since it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. National Park Foundation spokeswoman Marjorie Hall […]
NEW YORK (AP) – The Statue of Liberty is set to reopen to the public on Sunday, the U.S. landmark’s 126th anniversary. The statue has been closed for renovation to its interior, although the public […]