Welcome back to National Parks and other public lands with T! The Kīlauea Lighthouse is in the Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge in Kauai. It was built in 1913 as an aid to navigation for ships bound for Hawaii from the West. It was added the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The Kīlauea…
we had been assigned on Oahu during the years of 1991 to 1993, Desert Storm years, I wish I had stopped to take pictures of this, it is an amazing sight via Pearl Harbor National Memorial
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When I first visited Pearl Harbor in the eighties, it was called the Arizona Memorial. In 2008, President George Bush made it part of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument which included sites in California and Alaska as well as Pearl Harbor.
Now it is a separate unit again. Legislation in March 2019 designated it The Pearl Harbor National Memorial. It is run by the National Park Service in cooperation with the US Navy. Since we were visiting only a month after the law passed, they hadn’t yet changed the sign.
The Memorial commemorates the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese and the United States’ subsequent entry…
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New buds have been grown, new leaves unfurled, new tree rings added… the Boston Field Team certainly has “branched out”!…
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We stopped at Montezuma Castle National Monument to break up a long travel day. We’d flown into Phoenix from the New York area, stopped for a quick flight of bacon at the Oink Cafe, and then hit the road for the four hour drive to Page.
After about 90 minutes of driving, we took the exit for the Montezuma Castle visitor center, desperately needing to stretch our legs.
Montezuma Castle National Monument protects a set of well-preserved dwellings in Camp Verde, Arizona which were built and used by the Sinagua people around 1100 AD.
It cost $5 per adult to get in (this has since doubled)…we didn’t mind paying it to…
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July 30 through August 2nd, Branching Out Boston Field Team worked to establish a continuous vista along a new yurt camping…