Historic sites

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.

TPL helped purchase more than a dozen properties for the park, including a former factory that was demolished to make way for a much-needed new parking lot.

The Hyde family bought this farm on the Chattahoochee River 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 of his stalwart mule, Nell, even as the land around the farm was consumed by urban sprawl.

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.

This park was the site of a series of engagements known as the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain and the Battle of Kolb's Farm, and was named one of "America's Most Endangered Civil War Battlefields" by the Civil War Preservation Trust.

Utah's five national parks and seven national monuments define the beauty and grandeur of the state.

Each year, tens of thousands of visitors come to this historic
Santuario, or chapel, in the village of Chimayo 40 miles north of Santa

Each year, more than one million people visit George Washington's historic Mount Vernon Estate, which he acquired in 1754 in large part for its superb view across the Potomac River into Maryland.

TPL helped conserve Torne Mountain in Harriman State Park, New York, land that includes Ramapo River basin, which provides drinking water for two million people in Rockland County and northern New Jersey, and is the site where according to legend, legend, General George Washington lost his watch on while spying on British troops during the American Revolution.

The 17-Mile House, a 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.