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Americas National Parks: How Well Do You Know Them?
Americas National Parks: How Well Do You Know Them? Kenneth Brophy 1932762140 9781932762143 Americas National Parks: How Well Do You Know Them? is a well researched book about each of the 388 National Parks, Historic Places, Seash
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Americas National Parks: How Well Do You Know Them? by Kenneth Brophy

Americas National Parks: How Well Do You Know Them? is a well researched book about each of the 388 National Parks, Historic Places, Seashores, Scenic Rivers, Trails, Memorials and Monuments managed by the National Park Service. It is meant to challenge, educate, entertain and inspire all persons, no matter what your race, religion, sex, education, or age may be. No matter how many national parks you have visited, or how well acquainted with the NPS you are, you will find Americas National Parks: How Well Do You Know Them? enlightening. Written as a series of entertaining and educational questions, organized by NPS region, it delves into the unique characteristics, scenic value and charm of each NPS unit. Answers and sidebars are provided at the end of each chapter; written in a sometimes comical, sometimes poetic, yet always inspiring manner. For example, can you answer correctly the following? . Construction of this monument was begun before the Civil War, suspended for years and restarted. At the entrance is a plaque that reads, First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of His Countrymen. Name: (1) the monument; (2) the individual who quipped the phrase; and (3) the individuals famous son. (Answers: (1) Washington Monument; (2) Harry Light-Horse Lee and (3) Robert E Lee.Sidebar - Harry Lee was nick-named Light-Horse by George Washington for his ability to maneuver Calvary units during the Revolutionary War.) Proceeds from the sale of the book are being donated to the National Park Foundation and each of the NPS Units that stocks and sells the book.

Author: Kenneth Brophy

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 240

Publisher: Elderberry Pr

Publication Date: 2005-02-28

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ISBN: 1932762140


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