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History & Culture

A broad range of historical and cultural perspectives amongst a diversity of cultures is discussed in this collection.

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Lewis and Clark: Lots to Explore

Listen in as several Lewis and Clark national state and historical parks are described.

2mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #1

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Ecology and History

Timucuan Preserve: The rich history of the Timucuan Preserve is discussed. Native Americans, Spanish, French, and African Americans all have contributed to the region’s cultural heritage. Wildlife present and types of activities available at the park are also mentioned.

11mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #2

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Video - Insider's Look - Grand Canyon Pioneer Cemetery

Grand Canyon NP: Park ranger Nicole DeLuca discusses the Pioneer Cemetery at Grand Canyon National Park and some of its notable inhabitants.

5mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #3

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Lewis And Clark: At the Mouth of the Columbia River

Learn about a dangerous but fulfilling journey taken by Lewis and Clark over 200 years ago while gaining and appreciation for the natural surroundings.

4mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #4

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RS03: Journey Through Ellis Island

Gateway NRA: Listen to a riveting tale of the typical experience for an immigrant at Ellis Island.

5mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #5

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RS10: New York: Revolution to Recovery (Part 2)

Gateway NRA: Park historian Steve Lace discusses how radicals jeopardized New York's return to prosperity after the revolution.

8mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #6

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RS07: Nieuw Amsterdam to New York (Part 2)

Gateway NRA: This is the second part of a three part series on the New Amsterdam settlement. Pierre Minuit, Killian van Rensselaer, Wouter van Twiller, Willem Kieft, Peter Stiverson, and Adriaen van der Donck are discussed.

9mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #7

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Su Parque Nacional

Yosemite National Park: Bienvenidos a Yosemite! A special welcome video for the Hispanic community living within a day's drive of Yosemite.

7mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #8

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Battleground National Cemetery: Self-Guided Walking Tour

Rock Creek Park: This is a guided tour of Battleground National Cemetery, one of nine Civil War installations under the stewardship of Rock Creek Park and serves as the final resting place for the majority of Union Civil soldiers.

43mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #9

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Fort Stevens: Self-Guided Walking Tour

Rock Creek Park: This is a guided tour of Fort Stevens. The fort served as the focal point for defending Washington, DC during a confederate attack in July of 1864 and is one of nine Civil War installations under the stewardship of Rock Creek Park.

42mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #10