Thirteen miles south of Portland, in Oregon City, stands the McLoughlin House, one of the few remaining pioneer homes in the former Oregon Country. Read about the McLoughlin House National Historic Site.
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Sickly and hard of hearing, young Thomas Edison was not much of a student and left school when he was a teen. Edison went on to become a highly successful inventor with hundreds of patents to his name. Read about the Edison National Historic Site.
Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site in Texas, the only site in the Park System dedicated to the Mexican-American War, presents both nations' perspectives on the battle over a boundary. Read more about the Palo Alto Battlefield site.