Historic sites

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.

In the 1940s, McKee Jungle Gardens was one of Florida's most popular roadside attractions, hosting more than 100,000 tourists each year.

From the mid-1800s through the early 1900s, Sinkyone people were massacred and driven from their land, with some survivors joining neighboring tribes.

The Trust for Public Land has a long history of saving heritage lands across the country, many of which were sites of historic Civil War battles.

In late 2008, TPL worked with the Triangle Land Conservancy to purchase Riverwalk, permanently protected a 329-acre property at the juncture of the Neuse River and Marks Creek.

In March 2011, TPL protected 17 acres of privately-owned shoreline within the Lapakahi State Historical Park.

A 60-acre gem located in Lake Vermilion's Wolf Bay, Wolf Island is a place of legend and lore, with historical ties to both Native Americans and Voyageurs.

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