By the 1640s, America's first successful ironworks on the Saugus River was pouring "pigs" (pig iron) and forging wrought iron. Learn about Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site.
Fifty-six steps, one per year in Lincoln's life, lead to the entrance of a granite temple at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site. In the temple is a one-room log cabin. Read about vacations to the Lincoln birthplace Historic Site. See more »
A 1.5-mile tour through the Boston African-American National Historic Site transports visitors to the time when African Americans struggled for independence and citizenship. Read about vacations to the Boston African-American National Historic Site. See more »
When the U.S. Supreme Court issued its historic ruling on the Brown v. Board of Education case, Chief Justice Warren stated that education is the very foundation of good citizenship. Read more about the Brown v. Board of Education Historic Site. See more »
A trip to the Carl Sandburg National Historic Site in North Carolina is a chance to sample the idyllic life led by this poet, author, lecturer, minstrel, political activist, and social thinker. Learn about Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site. See more »