“Wait a Minute Mr. Postman” Post Offices on the National Register of Historic Places

This post is part of an ongoing “road trip” featuring records from the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and National Historic Landmarks Program Records, 2013 – 2017 (National Archives ID 20812721), a series within Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service. "Clustered Mailboxes help the mailman whose route takes him to the Malibu Lake … Continue reading “Wait a Minute Mr. Postman” Post Offices on the National Register of Historic Places

Space: The Final Frontier in the National Register of Historic Places

This post is part of an ongoing “road trip” featuring records from the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and National Historic Landmarks Program Records, 2013 – 2017 (National Archives ID 20812721), a series within Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Dedication of the National Air and Space Museum … Continue reading Space: The Final Frontier in the National Register of Historic Places

North vs. South: Civil War Sites in the National Register of Historic Places

This post is part of an ongoing “road trip” featuring records from the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and National Historic Landmarks Program Records, 2013 – 2017 (National Archives ID 20812721), a series within Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service. “Infantry resting from drills” (National Archives Identifier 524639). Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil … Continue reading North vs. South: Civil War Sites in the National Register of Historic Places

Tee It Up! Golf Courses in the National Register of Historic Places

This post is part of an ongoing “road trip” featuring records from the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and National Historic Landmarks Program Records, 2013 – 2017 (National Archives ID 20812721), a series within Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service. 140 Hole No. 2 of the 18 Hole Golf Course, 1949 (National Archives … Continue reading Tee It Up! Golf Courses in the National Register of Historic Places

Taking a Walk on the Red Carpet: Theaters in the National Register of Historic Places

This post is part of an ongoing “road trip” featuring records from the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and National Historic Landmarks Program Records, 2013 – 2017 (National Archives ID 20812721), a series within Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service. Growing up, it was usual to find me in a dark movie theater … Continue reading Taking a Walk on the Red Carpet: Theaters in the National Register of Historic Places

Women’s History in the National Register of Historic Places

This post is part of an ongoing “road trip” featuring records from the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and National Historic Landmarks Program Records, 2013 – 2017 (National Archives ID 20812721), a series within Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service. "Women suffragists were honored at Missouri women's state meeting" (National Archives Identifier 7452306). … Continue reading Women’s History in the National Register of Historic Places

Records Related to African American History in the National Register of Historic Places

This post is part of an ongoing "road trip" featuring records from the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and National Historic Landmarks Program Records, 2013 – 2017 (National Archives ID 20812721), a series within Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service. Members of the Jackson High School Black History Tour Group of Jackson, … Continue reading Records Related to African American History in the National Register of Historic Places

“Reading is FUN-damental!” Libraries of the National Register of Historic Places

This post is part of an ongoing series featuring records from the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and National Historic Landmarks Program Records, 2013 – 2017 (National Archives ID 20812721), a series within Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service. Schoodic Scenic Byway - Gouldsboro Library (National Archives Identifier 7722024). It’s January – it’s … Continue reading “Reading is FUN-damental!” Libraries of the National Register of Historic Places

“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!” Holiday Related Records in the National Register of Historic Places

This post is part of an ongoing series featuring records from the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and National Historic Landmarks Program Records, 2013 – 2017 (National Archives ID 20812721), a series within Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service. With Thanksgiving behind us and December in full swing many Americans are in the … Continue reading “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!” Holiday Related Records in the National Register of Historic Places

Timber! Picking the Perfect Christmas Tree

Today’s post is written by Cody White, Archivist at the National Archives at Denver and Subject Matter Expert for Native American Related Records. On November 14th, 1962, the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (DRGRR) pulled two 53 foot flat cars, numbers 21025 and 2106, into Salida, Colorado. On hand were several U.S. Forest Service … Continue reading Timber! Picking the Perfect Christmas Tree