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Simply put, National Heritage Areas tell America’s stories. From the great wars to border skirmishes, from slavery to civil rights, from industrial giants to agricultural lands — these stories shaped the course of the nation. National Heritage Areas are connecting communities to these stories every day. Here are some of the ways that we preserve, protect and promote this nation’s heritage and legacy.
In late 2016 and throughout 2017, a unique confluence of organized labor milestones will be recognized through a public awareness effort called, “Building the Engine: Auto and Labor, 1932-1937.” Through a slate of informative programs, publications and events,...read more
Throughout February, the MotorCities National Heritage Area is paying tribute to Black History Month through special promotion of its educational project honoring African Americans in the history of the automotive industry – Making Tracks. Making Tracks is a...read more
In 2016, Freedom’s Frontier, partnered with a local consultant, Sunflower Republic, LLC, to pilot two interpretive signage projects on area trails. Both undertakings feature a series of well-designed and engagingly written content by scholars and experts that enhance...read more
Representatives from Freedom's Frontier National Heritage area have teamed up with the Kansas City, Kan., Public Library to record oral histories of the Old Quindaro community. The Quindaro community formed along the banks of the Missouri river in Kansas in the 1850s....read more
Crown Point, NY and Chimney Point, VT make up the very “heart” of the CVNHP. The new Lake Champlain Bridge—constructed with sidewalks and bicycle lanes—offers an outstanding opportunity to link these sites and highlight their abundance of natural, cultural, historic...read more