Historic sites

A short drive from Cleveland and Akron, the Cuyahoga Valley National Park conserves the Cuyahoga River valley and historic canal and railroad corridors in Summit and Cuyahoga counties. The park is a major year-round outdoor-recreation attraction in... Read more

Located between Cleveland and Akron, the 20,000-seat Richfield Coliseum was the home of the Cavaliers professional basketball team for twenty years and hosted more than 200 events annually. When the arena closed in 1994, commercial developers expressed... Read more

The inspiration for a generation of American impressionist painters, J. Alden Weir's farm was subdivided for housing development in the late 1980s. Through nearly two-dozen transactions, TPL reassembled the original farm property, worked with the Weir Farm... Read more

When Harold and Doris Sabo approached retirement, they decided to sell their 2,500-acre Clearwater County farm bordering the Red Lake Chippewa Reservation in northern Minnesota. Acting on the Sabos' desire to see the land added to the reservation, TPL... Read more

Between 2001-2006, TPL led the effort to transform a 27-acre industrial site located in St. Paul's East Side into a park and nature sanctuary in honor of late Congressman Bruce Vento. The new Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary is nestled at the foot of tall... Read more

Native Dakota people once performed ceremonies on this hill overlooking the junction of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers in the Twin Cities suburb of Mendota Heights. Today, people come to enjoy the stunning views of Fort Snelling State Park and the... Read more

For centuries Native Americans have come to quarries in southwestern Minnesota in search of a red stone known as catlinite, from which to carve pipes for personal and ceremonial use. Pipes and pipestone were central to the religious and ceremonial culture... Read more

This historic ranch headquarters is wholly surrounded by the 71,000-acre Aqua Fria National Monument, which contains critical wildlife habitat and an extensive network of Native American sites. At the request of the Bureau of Land Management, which manages... Read more

Hyde Farm, on the Chattahoochee River northwest of Atlanta, has changed little from the early 1900s. The Hyde family bought the farm in the 1920s, and J.C. Hyde, the last of the family, farmed it until he was in his 90s, plowing by hand with the assistance... Read more

Rising 1,800 feet above the sprawl of metro Atlanta, the landmark twin humps of Kennesaw Mountain were once ground zero for some of the worst fighting of the Civil War. In spring 1864, 63,000 Confederates under the command of General Joseph Johnson dug... Read more

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