Historic sites

Once a year, the hills of Resaca, Georgia, ring with the sound of cannon-fire as hard-charging history buffs recreate scenes from the Civil War.

On Georgia’s largest undeveloped barrier island, The Trust for Public Land has conserved more than 2,000 acres for the Cumberland Island National Seashore.

Shoppers at the Costco store in the town of Hawai'i Kai in East Honolulu might be surprised to learn that there's an environmental and cultural treasure nearby.

Gaul Island (also called Hayes Island) is one of the 150 islands on Burntside Lake, a popular recreational destination on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Historic and scenic Lost Mountain in Cobb County, Ga., has been permanently protected, The Trust for Public Land, Georgia Piedmont Land Trust (GPLT) and Athens Land Trust (ALT) announced today.

Charles Young was born into slavery in 1864. But it wasn’t the circumstances of his birth that defined this great man—it was the extraordinary achievements of his life.

The Trust for Public Land is working to protect and transform 55 acres adjoining the historic Story Mill in Bozeman, Montana, into a unique city park with exciting opportunities for active recreation, outdoor community gathering spaces, a nature sanctuary... Read more

During Easter Week each year, Chimayo-a rural village 30 miles north of Santa Fe, New Mexico-hosts tens of thousands of pilgrims who come here to pray, attend services, and gather sandy soil from the floor of a tiny room adjacent to the town's chapel.

The southernmost battle of the Revolutionary War took place in what is now Jacksonville, Florida. The Continental Army's attempt to invade British-occupied East Florida in the spring of 1777 became known as the Battle of Thomas Creek.

In 1991 archeological excavations unearthed artifacts establishing Snake Warrior's Island as the site of the home of Chief Chitto Tustenugee, or "Snake Warrior," and his tribe, who inhabited the area in the early 1800s.

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