For information about the
National Capital Region and its many memorials, we recommend a visit to
the Parks & History Association websites. At these sites you
can learn more about the National Capital Region, purchase books and other
rememberances and by doing so help future generations know more about their
country and its origins.
in 1968, Parks & History Association was created to promote the interpretive,
educational, scientific, and historical activities of the National Park
Service. From our
modest beginnings as a single bookshop in the Lincoln Museum at Ford's Theatre, Parks & History has grown to become an important educational resource for a global audience and a significant contributor to our national parks.
"Our challenge is to encourage a renewed appreciation for this country's past, its abundant natural resources and the principles and ideals of those individuals whose strength of character helped form these great United States.
"An official partner to the National Park Service, Parks & History donates millions of dollars and performs a wide array of services for our national parks. Parks & History primarily supports the National Capital Region, which includes the nationís oldest federal parks, monuments and memorials.
"Each year, we serve more than 31 million visitors to Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC.
& History relies on the support of all those who wish to uphold this
nation's legacy for generations to come. We need your help to continue
to be an effective resource for our
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