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. The Hāwea heiau complex reflects the land’s cultural history in its ancient walls and petroglyphs, and agricultural terraces.

In 2013 The Trust for Public Land protected Gaul Island as an addition to the Burntside Islands Scientific and Natural Area. Like Long Island, which we helped protect in 2008, the island is part of the viewshed from Sigurd Olson's historic Listening Point.

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

The first African American Colonel in the United States Army, Young lead the Buffalo Soldiers, the United States’ first black cavalry.

We're bringing together neighbors, planners, and community groups to transform this historic landmark into a unique city park for hiking, biking, fishing, and exploring local history.

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 Battle of Thomas Creek, the southernmost battle of the Revolutionary War, took place here in what is now Jacksonville, Florida.

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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