Historic sites

This 485-acre property buffers 1.4 miles of the Chattahoochee River and served for more than a century as the "gateway" to Carroll County.

In the late 1970s, the Trust for Public Land purchased five well-worn, single-family homes along Auburn Avenue, near downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Located on the same block as the birthplace and boyhood home of Dr.

Utah's five national parks and seven national monuments define the beauty and grandeur of the state. Tourists flock here each year to experience these wonderful places, relishing the desert beauty.

Each year, tens of thousands of visitors come to this historic Santuario, or chapel, in the village of Chimayo 40 miles north of Santa Fe. The historic chapel is known as the "Lourdes of America," since it is believed by many people to have healing powers... Read more

This 33-acre historic stagecoach stop in rapidly growing Arapahoe County was zoned for commercial development until The Trust for Public Land helped the county acquire the site and historic buildings in 2001. This acquisition will allow for public... Read more

Legend has it that General George Washington lost his watch on Torne Mountain while spying on British troops during the American Revolution.

Firing some of the first shots of the American Civil War, Citadel cadets launched an attack on the Union supply steamer Star of the West from the shores of Morris Island on January 9, 1861.

Driving on I-26 from Spartanburg to Asheville, right across the state line, travelers heading north experience the dramatic face of White Oak Mountain.

The first time Belle Banks saw Cedar Grove was shortly after her husband Dick inherited the antebellum house from his mother. What she found was discouraging. While solidly built from bricks made on-site, the house had no indoor plumbing or electricity,... Read more

Situated adjacent to the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, the 3600-acre Fleming Plantation was once one of the region's largest and most productive sugar plantations in the 19th century.

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