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Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is a new kind of national park. The preserve protects a nationally significant example of the once vast tallgrass ecosystem.
























Thaddeus Kosciuszko, became one of the 18th century's greatest champions of American and Polish freedom. The house at the corner of Third and Pine Streets, where Thaddeus Kosciuszko resided during the winter of 1797-1798, serves as a memorial to his life





Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, lived at this site from his birth, until he was 14 years old. The reconstructed house contains five period rooms, two museum galleries and a bookstore.
The Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural NHS preserves the former Ansley Wilcox home, the scene of the inauguration on September 14th, 1901.

After Roosevelt's death on January 6, 1919, citizens wanted to establish a memorial in his honor. The wooded island in the Potomac seemed the perfect place. This island is a fitting memorial to the outdoorsman, naturalist, and visionary he was.
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is in the colorful North Dakota badlands and is home to a variety of plants and animals, including bison, prairie dogs, and elk.





Thomas Stone is the story of man who signed the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Stone National Historic Site has a restored manor house and a collection of 19th century outbuildings.











Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve was established to protect one of the last unspoiled coastal wetlands on the Atlantic Coast, and to preserve historic and prehistoric sites within the area. The estuarine ecosystem includes salt marsh, coastal dun









Well-preserved cliff dwellings were occupied by the Salado culture The people farmed in the Salt River Valley and supplemented their diet by hunting and gathering native wildlife and plants. The Salado were fine craftsmen, producing some of the most exqui



Touro Synagogue, dedicated in 1762, is the oldest synagogue in the United States and the only one that survives from the colonial era. The synagogue was designed by noted colonial architect Peter Harrison and is considered one of the finest examples of 18


The Trail of Tears National Historic Trail commemorates the removal of the Cherokee and the paths that 17 Cherokee detachments followed westward.






















Tumaccori National Historical Park is comprised of the abandoned ruins of three ancient Spanish colonial missions.

The battle of Tupelo was the result of one of the advances by Major General Andrew J. Smith. Although the Federals retreated to Memphis after the battle, it was a Federal victory:






The military selected Tuskegee Institute to train pilots because of its commitment to aeronautical training. The Tuskegee program became the center for African-American aviation during World War II.

The history of this great institution has been preserved to tell the story of men and women who were former slaves. African-American history, early industrial development, civil rights, and education are some of the themes represented at this site.



Tuzigoot is an ancient village or pueblo built by a culture known as the Sinagua. The pueblo consisted of 110 rooms including second and third story structures.










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November's Featured Park
The North Cascades have long been known as the North American Alps. Characterized by rugged beauty, this steep mountain range is filled with jagged peaks, deep valleys, cascading waterfalls and glaciers. North Cascades National Park Service Complex contains the heart of this mountainous region in three park units which are all managed as one and include North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas.
November's Animal
Badgers are animals of open country. Their oval burrows (ten inches across and four to six inches high) are familiar features of grasslands on sandy or loamy soils of the eastern plains or shrub country in mountain parks or western valleys.
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